Property owners in unincorporated Lake County may be eligible to save an average of more than $200 a year on their flood insurance policies. Since 2008, Lake County has participated in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Rating System program. Residents within unincorporated Lake County who meet certain requirements are eligible, depending on the risk, for as much as a 20 percent savings on flood insurance premiums. Residents should contact their flood insurance agent to obtain individual savings information. There are more than 960 flood insurance policies issued in the unincorporated area. The annual evaluation report for the County-Wide All Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan for unincorporated Lake County is available at lakecountyil.gov/planning.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.