Geoffrey L. Jacobson, P.E. was invited to present a Continuing Education program for the Connecticut Group 5 Building Officials regarding the technical review of structures located in Special Flood Hazard Areas for conformance with FEMA requirements. The presentation included an overview of technical requirements in AE, Coastal AE, and Coastal High Hazard Areas. In addition, requirements were also reviewed for accessory structures, site development, and Substantial Improvement/Substantial Damage determinations. Throughout the presentation Jacobson included some of the more unique situations encountered in his more than 40-years of experience in the Flood Plain Management field.