Cutoff residents: Timeline for returning home
• Tunica County inspects the roads it maintains on the west side of the Levee.
• EPA, MDEQ and MDH conduct safety and quality tests.
• All loose propane tanks and large appliances and debris removed.
• Tunica County Office of Planning and Development’s Building Inspector will assess exteriors of homes and foundations for structural damage. Will take approximately 2 weeks to complete.
• After home is inspected and deemed sound, homeowners must come to the Office of Planning and Development for a Demolition Permit to remove wet and damaged material. No repairs may be done at this time.
• Homes deemed unsound by a Tunica County Building Inspector must be removed.
• After removing materials, homeowners may then set up appointments with a Damage Assessment Team to go with them inside the home for further inspection.
• If home is deemed Substantially Damaged (repairs estimated to be at least 50% of value of home), homeowners must fill out a Floodplain Development Permit, AND the home must be raised to a minimum of 1 foot above 205.5’ before repairs begin. Submission of an Elevation Certificate that includes a survey will be required for a Building Application.
* If home is not deemed Substantially Damaged, homeowners must fill out a Building Permit for repair and remodel.
* Final Inspection from a County Building Inspector will be required for a Certificate of Occupancy.
* A Certificate of Occupancy will be required for utilities to be reconnected.
* Connection to the TCUD sewer system will be required when connection is available.
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