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FEMA Update

The Building and Codes Staff are currently still performing flood damage assessments from Hurricane Matthew for all of our properties that are located within the flood zones. This process is required to determine the percentage of substantial damage. The following information is being shared to our residents from the SCDNR Flood Mitigation Office in regards to the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Additional information can be found at SCDNR Flood Mitigation Office:

For an update on the counties that have received declarations (IA and PA) as well as other information about FEMA assistance, please go to the following website:

Increased Cost of Compliance Coverage (ICC) is available to homeowners that have Flood Insurance, have been determined to be substantially damaged, and need to bring their home into compliance. The link to a guidance document for Increased Cost of Compliance Coverage (ICC) is:

Please view the attached flow chart of the process for filing an ICC claim.


ICC Process Chart 53.45 KB 235 downloads


Attached is also a one page sheet with information about three different grant opportunities that will be available.
SCDNR Flood Mitigation Office does not have a timeline for these grants yet. They will contact the communities as they become available.


HMGP FEMA PDM Fact Sheet 471.76 KB 246 downloads


Here is another link to a document titled “Answers to Questions About Substantially Damaged Buildings”:


Update:  FEMA assistance for Renters

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