Building: Community Rating System

slide_24556_281733_hugefloodCommunity Rating System (CRS) for reduction of Flood Insurance for City Residents

The City of Live Oak is a participant in the Community Rating System (CRS), which is a program that effectively reduces the flood insurance rates for the citizens of Live Oak located in a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) when the City completes and maintains certain activities to the satisfaction of the CRS Administrator.

The City's participation in CRS reflects a commitment to a sound floodplain management program for the benefit of our citizens. Credits are accumulated by the City for maintaining a proactive floodplain management program. Currently the City has a 9 rating which has already reduced the flood insurance rates by 5%. Information on the topics listed below regarding the CRS program can be obtained in the City Building Department.


Jim Little, Chief Building Official - FloodPlain Manager
(530) 695-2112 phone
(530) 695-2595 fax
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Key Topics Covered in the CRS Program:

  • Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM)
  • National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
  • Elevation Certificate Information
  • Floods Insurance Information
  • Construction in a floodplain – City of Live Oak Floodplain Ordinance

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