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Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR part 65). The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.

DATES:

These flood hazard determinations will become effective on the dates listed in the table below and revise the FIRM panels and FIS report in effect prior to this determination for the listed communities.

From the date of the second publication of notification of these changes in a newspaper of local circulation, any person has ninety (90) days in which to request through the community that the Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation reconsider the changes. The flood hazard determination information may be changed during the 90-day period.

ADDRESSES:

The affected communities are listed in the table below. Revised flood hazard information for each community is available for inspection at both the online location and the respective community map repository address listed in the table below. Additionally, the current effective FIRM and FIS report for each community are accessible online through the FEMA Map Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov for comparison.

Submit comments and/or appeals to the Chief Executive Officer of the community as listed in the table below.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering Management Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-4064, or (email) Luis.Rodriguez3@fema.dhs.gov; or visit the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) online at www.floodmaps.fema.gov/​fhm/​fmx_​main.html.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The specific flood hazard determinations are not described for each community in this notice. However, the online location and local community map repository address where the flood hazard determination information is available for inspection is provided.

Any request for reconsideration of flood hazard determinations must be submitted to the Chief Executive Officer of the community as listed in the table below.

The modifications are made pursuant to section 201 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4105, and are in accordance with the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq., and with 44 CFR part 65.

The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

These flood hazard determinations, together with the floodplain management criteria required by 44 CFR 60.3, are the minimum that are required. They should not be construed to mean that the community must change any existing ordinances that are more stringent in their floodplain management requirements. The community may at any time enact stricter requirements of its own or pursuant to policies established by other Federal, State, or regional entities. The flood hazard determinations are in accordance with 44 CFR 65.4.

The affected communities are listed in the following table. Flood hazard determination information for each community is available for inspection at both the online location and the respective community map repository address listed in the table below. Additionally, the current effective FIRM and FIS report for each community are accessible online through the FEMA Map Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov for comparison.

State and countyLocation and case No.Chief executive officer of communityCommunity map repositoryOnline location of letter of map revisionEffective date of modificationCommunity No.
New Mexico:
Santa FeCity of Santa Fe (12-06-1488P)The Honorable David Coss, Mayor, City of Santa Fe, 200 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501200 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmMay 23, 2013350070
Oklahoma:
TulsaCity of Tulsa (12-06-1019P)The Honorable Dewey F. Bartlett, Jr., Mayor, City of Tulsa, 175 East 2nd Street, Suite 690, Tulsa, OK 74103Stormwater Design Office, 2317 South Jackson, Suite 302, Tulsa, OK 74107http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmMay 28, 2013405381
Texas:
BexarCity of San Antonio (12-06-2711P)The Honorable Julian Castro, Mayor, City of San Antonio, 100 Military Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205Municipal Plaza, 114 West Commerce Street, 7th Floor, San Antonio, TX 78205http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmMay 16, 2013480045
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BexarUnincorporated areas of Bexar County (12-06-1791P)The Honorable Nelson W. Wolff, Bexar County Judge, Paul Elizondo Tower, 101 West Nueva Street, 10th Floor, San Antonio, TX 78205.Bexar County Department of Public Works, 233 North Pecos La-Trinidad, Suite 420, San Antonio, TX 78207http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmMay 28, 2013480035
DentonTown of Trophy Club (12-06-3169P)The Honorable Connie White, Mayor, Town of Trophy Club, 100 Municipal Drive, Trophy Club, TX 76262100 Municipal Drive, Trophy Club, TX 76262http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmMay 6, 2013481606
HarrisUnincorporated areas of Harris County (13-06-0262P)The Honorable Ed M. Emmett, Harris County Judge, 1001 Preston Street, Suite 911, Houston, TX 77002Harris County, 10555 Northwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77092http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmMay 20, 2013480287
TarrantCity of Fort Worth (12-06-3303P)The Honorable Betsy Price, Mayor, City of Fort Worth, 1000 Throckmorton Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102Department of Transportation and Public Works, 1000 Throckmorton Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmMay 20, 2013480596
TravisUnincorporated areas of Travis County (12-06-2557P)The Honorable Samuel T. Biscoe, Travis County Judge, 700 Lavaca Street, Suite 2700, Austin, TX 78701Travis County Permit Center, 411 West 13th Street, 8th Floor, Austin, TX 78701http://www.rampp-team.com/​lomrs.htmMarch 25, 2013481026
Wisconsin:
WaukeshaCity of New Berlin (12-05-4601P)The Honorable Jack Chiovatero, Mayor, City of New Berlin, 3805 South Casper Drive, New Berlin, WI 53151City Hall, 3805 South Casper Drive, New Berlin, WI 53151http://www.starr-team.com/​starr/​LOMR/​Pages/​RegionV.aspxMay 10, 2013550487

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, “Flood Insurance.”)

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Roy E. Wright,

Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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[FR Doc. 2013-07812 Filed 4-3-13; 8:45 am]

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