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Where we are located, they COULD just look at the flood zone maps and it would work (but of course they won't do it) but I can see how in other parts of the country, you can have a more interesting lot with perhaps a hilly part or something.

Expect a gov't entity to use a formulaic approach, hurdles every place has to jump over, rather than apply logic. Dealing with these people left me with the impression that they do not want to take the risk of thinking.

Glad our torture could help someone.

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