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The Village of Deerfield is a participating member of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Anyone can purchase flood insurance through their local insurance agent via the NFIP. There is a 30 day waiting period for flood insurance coverage to begin. A property located within a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) has a 26% chance of being damaged by a flood over the life of a 30-year mortgage. Your homeowner’s insurance WILL NOT cover flood damages. This is why flood insurance is mandatory for all federally backed mortgages, when a property that is located within a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA).  The Village of Deerfield participates in FEMA's "Community Rating System" which can further reduce flood insurance premiums.

Deerfield’s Flood Plain Management Efforts Earn Lower Flood Insurance Rates for Residents

Deerfield FEMA Brochures & Map

Deerfield Floodplain Information Brochure

Deerfield Selecting a Contractor After a Flood Brochure

Deerfield FEMA Floodplain Map

FEMA Links

FEMA Map Service

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Website  The National Flood Insurance Program

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): Protect Your House from Flooding

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Elevation Certification Website

Floodplain Questions?

If you want to know if a property is in the Special Flood Hazard Area, check our website at for links to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). You can also call the Building Department at 847.719.7484, or the Engineering Department 847.317.2490 with your floodplain questions. The Building Department has copies of FEMA elevation certificates for all buildings constructed in the floodplain since 1987.

Click here for additional flood information and Village services related to flooding.

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