New FEMA Flood Zone Maps for Newburyport

Newburyport residents urged to check flood zone maps was published on on June 20th, 2012 and discusses New FEMA Flood Zone Maps for Newburyport. Don’t wait to check the maps! You have unitl July 3rd to get your insurance in order.

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Though the immediate weather forecast calls for scorching heat rather than blustery rainstorms, city officials and community leaders are calling for residents of waterfront neighborhoods to make sure they have appropriate flood insurance before finalization of new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) maps on July 3.

Planning Director Andy Port recently stated that homeowners living near the water should check with their insurance agents and/or mortgage-holding banks to make sure their policies coincide with the new Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMS).

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