Can You Raise Ceilings In A House New Jersey
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So, you need to lift your house in Galveston because of flooding? Here is a Checklist of what you need to do!
Raise Your House in Flood Zone: New Jersey
- Find out your flood zone to determine the finished floor height requirement for your home.
- Pull out a copy of your survey if obtainable – See if the survey has your current floor elevation height. If your current floor elevation meets or exceeds the FEMA, plus the state safety factor requirement. You are not required to further raise your house though you may want to anyway.
- If you do not have a survey, and are looking to raise your house and/or do construction work to your house, you may need to get a new or updated survey, and specify you need the finish first floor elevation of the current house on the survey.