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Final Flood Elevation Determinations

Action

Final Rule.

Summary

Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

 

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DATES: Back to Top

Effective Dates: The date of issuance of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) showing BFEs and modified BFEs for each community. This date may be obtained by contacting the office where the maps are available for inspection as indicated on the table below.

ADDRESSES: Back to Top

The final BFEs for each community are available for inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each community. The respective addresses are listed in the table below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top

William R. Blanton, Jr., Engineering Management Section, Mitigation Division, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-3151.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Back to Top

FEMA makes the final determinations listed below for the modified BFEs for each community listed. These modified elevations have been published in newspapers of local circulation and ninety (90) days have elapsed since that publication. The Mitigation Division Director has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.

This final rule is issued in accordance with section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR part 67.

The Agency has developed criteria for floodplain management in floodprone areas in accordance with 44 CFR part 60.

Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to review the proof Flood Insurance Study and FIRM available at the address cited below for each community.

The BFEs and modified BFEs are made final in the communities listed below. Elevations at selected locations in each community are shown.

National Environmental Policy Act. This rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, Environmental Consideration. No environmental impact assessment has been prepared.

Regulatory Flexibility Act. As flood elevation determinations are not within the scope of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601-612, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required.

Regulatory Classification. This final rule is not a significant regulatory action under the criteria of Section 3(f) of Executive Order 12866 of September 30, 1993, Regulatory Planning and Review, 58 FR 51735.

Executive Order 13132, Federalism. This rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132.

Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This rule meets the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988.

List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 67 Back to Top

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Accordingly, 44 CFR part 67 is amended as follows:

PART 67—[AMENDED] Back to Top

1.The authority citation for part 67 continues to read as follows:

Authority:

42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 1979 Comp., p. 376.

§ 67.11 [Amended]

2.The tables published under the authority of § 67.11 are amended as follows:

Flooding source(s) Location of referenced elevation *Elevation in feet (NGVD). +Elevation in feet (NAVD). #Depth in feet above ground. Modified Communities affected
# Depth in feet above ground.
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
Pender County, North Carolina and Incorporated Areas      
Docket Nos.: FEMA-D-7626 and D-7662      
Angola Creek At the confluence with Holly Shelter Creek +20 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 0.2 mile downstream of the Pender/Duplin County boundary +31  
Tributary 3 At the confluence with Angola Creek +23 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 500 feet upstream of Cypress Creek Road +33  
Tributary 4 At the confluence with Angola Creek +26 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1.4 miles upstream of NC Highway 50 +42  
Ashes Creek At the confluence with Northeast Cape Fear River +17 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2.8 miles upstream of Southwest Lake +35  
Bear Branch At the confluence with Black River +16 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2,000 feet upstream of Blueberry Road +28  
Beckys Creek Approximately 1.1 miles upstream of the Intracoastal Waterway +8 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1.0 mile upstream of State Route 210 +29  
Bee Branch At the confluence with Cypress Creek (near Wards Corner) +45 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 350 feet upstream of Shiloh Road +55  
Big Branch At the confluence with Colvins Creek +14 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 875 feet upstream of the confluence with Big Branch Tributary +24  
Big Branch Tributary At the confluence with Big Branch +23 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 0.37 mile upstream of the confluence with Big Branch +33  
Black River At the confluence with Cape Fear River +9 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 350 feet upstream of Beattys Bridge Road +24  
Burgaw Creek At the confluence with Northeast Cape Fear River +15 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas), Town of Burgaw.
Approximately 400 feet upstream of West Wilmington Street +50  
Cape Fear River Approximately 0.6 mile downstream of the confluence with Black River +8 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
At the Bladen/Pender County boundary +23  
Catskin Creek At the confluence with Merricks and Players Creek +9 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 6.6 miles upstream of the confluence with Merricks and Players Creek +34  
Colvins Creek At the confluence with Black River +16 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 0.8 mile upstream of Beattys Bridge Road +70  
Tributary At the confluence with Colvins Creek +25 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 0.5 mile upstream of Slocum Trail +44  
Cypress Creek (near Stag Park) At the confluence with Northeast Cape Fear River +13 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas), Village of Saint Helena.
Approximately 800 feet upstream of Front Street +57  
Cypress Creek (near Wards Corner) At the confluence with Long Creek +25 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 0.5 mile upstream of Shiloh Road +53  
Doctors Creek At the confluence with Rockfish Creek +39 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 0.25 mile upstream of Katie Ford Road +51  
Dry Branch Approximately 20 feet upstream of NC Highway 421 +51 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1.1 miles upstream of NC Highway 421 +55  
Godfrey Creek At the confluence with Harrisons Creek +16 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2.1 miles upstream of the confluence with Harrisons Creek +32  
Guffords Branch At the confluence with Rileys Creek +10 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Just downstream of Highway 210 +11  
Harrisons Creek At State Route 210 +8 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 300 feet upstream of Holiday Drive +29  
Holly Shelter Creek At the confluence with Northeast Cape Fear River +17 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
At the Pender/Onslow County boundary +37  
Island Creek Tributary Approximately 0.4 mile upstream of the confluence with Island Creek +9 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2.8 miles upstream of the confluence with Island Creek +27  
Jones Creek At the confluence with Colvins Creek +34 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1.0 mile upstream of Beattys Bridge Road +36  
Kellys Creek At the confluence with Rileys Creek +25 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 200 feet upstream of Little Kelly Road +29  
Lillington Creek At the confluence with Northeast Cape Fear River +13 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2.7 miles upstream of Shaw Highway +29  
Long Creek Approximately 3.5 miles upstream of the confluence with Northeast Cape Fear River +7 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
At NC Highway 53 +31  
Lillington Creek Tributary At the confluence with Lillington Creek +13 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 0.9 mile upstream of Vogler Drive +17  
Long Creek Tributary At the confluence with Long Creek +26 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 0.3 mile upstream of the confluence with Long Creek +30  
Lewis Creek Approximately 1,500 feet upstream of the confluence with Northeast Cape Fear River +23 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 600 feet downstream of U.S. Highway 117 +24  
Merricks Creek At State Route 210 +8 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
At the confluence with Catskin Creek +9  
Mill Branch (of Moores Creek) Approximately 0.7 mile downstream of NC Highway 53 +43 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas), Town of Atkinson.
At Church Street (NC Highway 53) +64  
Mill Creek At the confluence with Rileys Creek +27 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 200 feet upstream of Highsmith Road +30  
Mill Pond At the confluence with Holly Shelter Creek +17 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1.5 miles upstream of Highway 53 +17  
Moores Creek At the confluence with Holly Shelter Creek +27 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
At the Pender/Onslow County boundary +43  
Moores Creek (near Atkinson) Approximately 1.2 miles upstream of Highway 210 +16 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 0.3 mile downstream of John Henry Store Road +20  
Tributary 1 At the confluence with Moores Creek +33 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
At the confluence with Moores Creek +51  
At the Pender/Onslow County boundary +39 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Tributary 2 At the confluence with Moores Creek +46  
At the confluence with Moores Creek +37 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Tributary 6 At the confluence with Moores Creek Tribuatory 6. +42 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Tributary 7 At the confluence with Moores Creek Tributary 6 +42 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1.0 mile upstream of Cypress Creek Road +74  
Northeast Cape Fear River At the upstream side of State Route 210 +8 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
At the Pender/Duplin County boundary +26  
Pike Creek At the confluence with Northeast Cape Fear River +10 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2.1 miles upstream of Interstate 40 +34  
Players Creek At the confluence with Merricks Creek +9 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2.5 miles upstream of the confluence with Merricks Creek +25  
Rileys Creek At the confluence with Long Creek +9 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
At the confluence with Mill Creek and Rizzo Creek +27  
Rizzo Creek At the confluence with Rileys Creek +27 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 0.5 mile upstream of the confluence with Rileys Creek +29  
Rockfish Creek At the confluence with Northeast Cape Fear River +26 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
At the confluence with Doctors Creek +39  
Sandy Run Swamp At the confluence with Holly Shelter Creek +21 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
At the Pender/Onslow County boundary +29  
Sawyer Creek At the confluence with Sills Creek +29 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 125 feet downstream of Highway 11 +42  
Shaken Creek At the confluence with Holly Shelter Creek +18 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 0.3 mile downstream of the Pender/Onslow County boundary +34  
Shelter Swamp Creek At the confluence with Sandy Run Swamp +25 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1,900 feet upstream of the Onslow Pender County boundary +34  
Sills Creek At the confluence with Sawyer Creek +29 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 600 feet downstream of Old Mill Road +33  
Trumpeter Swamp At the confluence with Catskin Creek +16 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 1.2 miles upstream of J. A. Drive +42  
Turkey Creek At the upstream side of State Route 133 +8 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 2.3 miles upstream of State Route 133 +22  
Tributary At the confluence with Turkey Creek +11 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 850 feet upstream of Arvida Spur Road +28  
Washington Creek At the confluence with Northeast Cape Fear River +25 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 0.7 mile upstream of Interstate 40 +27  
Tributary At the confluence with Washington Creek +27 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 0.7 mile upstream of the confluence with Washington Creek +44  
White Oak Branch At the confluence with Tuckahoe Branch +43 Pender County (Unincorporated Areas).
Approximately 0.6 mile downstream of Shiloh Road +53  
ADDRESSES      
City of Burgaw      
Maps available for inspection at the Burgaw City Hall, 109 North Walker Street, Burgaw, North Carolina.      
Pender County (Unincorporated Areas)      
Maps available for inspection at the Pender County Planning Department, 805 South Walker Street, Burgaw, North Carolina.      
Village of Saint Helena      
Maps available for inspection at the Saint Helena Village Hall, 330 Main Street, Burgaw, North Carolina.      

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, “Flood Insurance.”)

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Dated: October 4, 2006.

David I. Maurstad,

Director, Mitigation Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.

[FR Doc. E6-17274 Filed 10-16-06; 8:45 am]

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