Flood Insurance Study and Flood Insurance Rate Maps

Updated February 13, 2017

The City has received notice from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that the proposed new Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) are in the required 90-day appeal process prior to their becoming final for floodplain management purposes.  These proposed documents would replace the existing Flood Insurance Rate Maps for the City.  Copies of the proposed new FIRMs and FIS that affect Carver can be found below. 

Open House:   Tuesday, February 14, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the   Church by the River – 109 Main Street E.

City staff will be available at an open house to assist property owners in reviewing how the maps affect their property.  Comments may also be submitted at the open house.

Appeals:  Appeals may be filed in writing no later than March 10, 2017, and should include information as to why the maps are scientifically or technically incorrect.   An example of supporting documentation might be a survey or elevation certificate that you already have for your property.  The City Council will be reviewing appeals received at their March 20, 2017, City Council meeting.  Appeals can be sent to the attention of Cindy Nash, City Planner, either via email at cnash@collaborative-planning.com or mail at City Hall, 316 Broadway, Carver, MN  55315.

City Council Meetings:  This item will be discussed at the following City Council meetings:
February 6, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. – 109 Main Street East
March 20, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. – 109 Main Street East


  1. Flood Insurance Study
  2. Panel 27019C0217D
  3. Panel 27019C0219D
  4. Panel 27019C0355D
  5. Panel 27019C0332D
  6. Panel 27019C0238D
  7. Letter from FEMA
  8. How Change Affects Insurance

Information  Contacts:
Cindy Nash, City Planner/cnash@collaborative-planning.com/763-473-0569
Mark Pistulka, Building Official/mpistulka@cityofcarver.com/952-448-5353