What is a Letter of Map Amendment (LOMA)

In this article and video we discuss what a letter of map amendment is and the process to have one done.



A letter of map amendment process is when a structure is removed from the special flood hazard area. Some may think about this as being removed from the 100 year flood zone or going from required to the non required area.

In many situations FEMA needs several documents one of the most important is an elevation certificate. They generally need to see that the property is above the base flood elevation.