Frequently Asked Questions

 Roads – FAQs

People have used that road for years, why do I have to give up part of my property for road dedication?

Why do I have to pave my road?

I am required to dedicate additional road right-of-way on my property as a condition for my building permit. What do I need to do?

I tried to get my building permit finalized and they told me I have to do road dedication. How long will it take?

How much does it cost to dedicate a road?

My road is dedicated to the County, why won’t they come out and repair it?

That road has gone by my property for more than 20 years, why don’t you consider that legal access?

What is a Prescriptive Easement and how do I get one?


 FEMA/Flood Zones – FAQs

What does FEMA stand for?

What are flood zones?

What are the Flood Zones and what are the requirements for them?

How do I know if I am in a flood zone?

My community has never been flooded. Why do I show up in a moderate-to-low risk area?

Why do I need flood insurance if I live on a hill and will never get flooded?

Can a Flood Zone Designation be changed?


 Elevation Certificates – FAQs

What is an Elevation Certificate?

Why do I need an Elevation Certificate?

My home is already built how do I obtain an Elevation Certificate for my property?

Flood Insurance was never required on my property until now...why?


 Water Quality Management Plan (WQMP) – FAQs

What is a Water Quality Management Plan (WQMP)?

Does my project require a WQMP?

Does my project require a Preliminary WQMP?

What is the difference between a Preliminary WQMP and a Final WQMP?

Where can I find the WQMP Template and how do I fill it out?

Who can prepare a WQMP?


 Post Construction Measure Plan (PCMP) – FAQs

What is a Post Construction Measures Plan (PCMP)?

What is the difference between a Post Construction Measures Plan (PCMP) and a Water Quality Management Plan (WQMP)?

Does my project require a PCMP?

What is the current review fee for PCMP?

When does the PCMP need to be completed?

Does PCMP require an inspection fee?

Who can prepare a PCMP?

Where can I find the PCMP template and how do I fill it out?

Is a maintenance agreement required for a PCMP?


 Miscellaneous – FAQs

What is a patent reservation?

How do I know if I have a patent reservation on my property?

What are local and regional fees and why do I have to pay them?

What is the 50% rule and how does it affect me as a property owner?

What does implied dedication mean and how does it affect property owner?