Certified Floodplain Surveyor (CFS) Program
This certification program educates surveyors on the forms and processes associated with floodplain properties and the submital of Elevation Certificates. To become CFS certified, licensed surveyors must successfully complete the three-day certification seminar and exam. PDH's are awarded for the seminar, however no PDH credit is given for the exam. The specific topics covered in the course are: National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), FIRM Maps, NFIP Regulations and Elevation Certificates, Letters of Map Correction and Letters of Map Correction Processing. There are currently over 200 CFS Certified Surveyors in the state as this certification has become more popluar with recent floodplain/form changes. NCSS offers annually for surveyors seeking to add this certification to their resume.
NC NFIP Coordinator
Deputy Hazard Mitigation Chief/Geodetic Survey Chief
NCFMP Program Manager
Flood Risk Information System
GIS and LiDAR Data
Letter of Map Change
NFIP Outreach & Training
FEMA National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
CFS Certified Surveyors
Click HERE to view a list of CFS Certified Surveyors.
CFS Study Guide
If you are preparing for the CFS Certification Course and Exam, the following link will be helpful to you:
Specifically, review and become familiar with the NFIP Regulations. The terms and guidelines outlined in those are woven throughout the course and this will help you to maximize the preparatory class time.