Cobb County participates in the Community Rating System that recognizes voluntary community floodplain management activities that exceed National Flood Insurance Program standards, according to a county statement.
This participation yields reduced flood insurance premium rates for policyholders in Special Flood Hazard Areas.
Those ratings include CRS ratings of :
- eight for unincorporated Cobb County and for Marietta, yielding a 10 percent discount for policy holders in the specified hazard areas.
- seven for Austell which yields a 15 percent discount.
- six for Powder Springs which yields a 20 percent discount.
To determine whether or not you live in a Special Flood Hazard Area, click Georgiadfirm.com and type your address.
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