Community Rate Discount Information
Marco Island has been verified as a Class 6 in the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS). This means that NFIP policy issued or renewed for properties in Special Flood Hazard Areas beginning October 1, 2005 are entitled to a 20% premium discount. To verify if your property is eligible for their refund, please follow these steps:
1. Log onto the following site and enter your address (this link is also located under links of interest): http://gis.colliergov.net/website/FEMAFLOOD/Default.aspx
2. At the bottom of the display you will see a NGVD number. If your home’s elevation is equal to or higher than this number you may be eligible for the discount. Review your home’s survey or FEMA Elevation Certificate to ascertain the base flood elevation (top of bottom floor)
3. Review your Declaration page on your flood insurance policy to see your CRS Discount, or contact your insurance agent.
4. Contact Bob Devlin, Marco Island Flood Plan Coordination at 389-5000 to receive a letter to give to your Insurance provider. If you have any questions you can contact Bob for clarification. This information sheet is also available under Standard Forms.