All properties located in a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) and secured by a federally backed mortgage, must carry flood insurance. The two types of flood insurance coverage are structural and contents coverage. Renters can buy contents coverage even if the owner does not insure the structure. To find out more about flood insurance contact any licensed insurance agent.
Policy Start Date
When purchasing flood insurance, the policy does not go into effect until 30 days after the purchase date. Please visit Floodsmart.gov for the most current information on flood insurance premiums and to locate a flood insurance agent in your area.
Community Rating System
The City of North Miami currently holds a Class 6 CRS Rating as of May 1, 2018.
This classification equates to a 20% discount on new or renewing NFIP flood insurance policies for SFHA properties.