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Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.


Final notice.


New or modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, and/or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations) as shown on the indicated Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for each of the communities listed in the table below are finalized. Each LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and in some cases the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, currently in effect for the listed communities. The flood hazard determinations modified by each LOMR will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.


The effective date for each LOMR is indicated in the table below.


Each LOMR is available for inspection at both the respective Community Map Repository address listed in the table below and online through the FEMA Map Service Center at

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

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes the final flood hazard determinations as shown in the LOMRs for each community listed in the table below. Notice of these modified flood hazard determinations has been published in newspapers of local circulation and ninety (90) days have elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.

The modified flood hazard determinations are made pursuant to section 206 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.

For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown and must be used for all new policies and renewals.

The new or modified flood hazard determinations are the basis for the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

These new or modified 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.

These new or modified flood hazard determinations are used to meet the floodplain management requirements of the NFIP and also are used to calculate the appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings, and for the contents in those buildings. The changes in flood hazard determinations are in accordance with 44 CFR 65.4.

Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to review the final flood hazard information available at the address cited below for each community or online through the FEMA Map Service Center at

State and countyLocation and case No.Chief executive officer of communityCommunity map repositoryEffective date of modificationCommunity No.
Oklahoma: Tulsa (FEMA Docket No.: B-1297)City of Tulsa (12-06-4004P)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 74107April 26, 2013405381
Bexar (FEMA Docket No.: B-1297)City of San Antonio (12-06-4032P)The Honorable Julian Castro, Mayor, City of San Antonio, P.O. Box 839966, San Antonio, TX 78283Municipal Plaza, 114 West Commerce Street, 7th Floor, San Antonio, TX 78205April 18, 2013480045
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Bexar (FEMA Docket No.: B-1297)Unincorporated areas of Bexar County (12-06-2059P)The Honorable Nelson W. Wolff, Bexar County Judge, 101 West Nueva Street, 10th Floor, San Antonio, TX 78205Bexar County Public Works Department, 233 North Pecos—La Trinidad Street, Suite 420, San Antonio, TX 78207April 17, 2013480035
Tarrant (FEMA Docket No.: B-1305)City of Fort Worth (12-06-0224P)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 76102May 2, 2013480596
Tarrant (FEMA Docket No.: B-1305)City of Saginaw (12-06-0224P)The Honorable Gary Brinkley, Mayor, City of Saginaw, 400 South Saginaw Boulevard, Saginaw, TX 76179Public Works and Community Development, 205 Brenda Lane, Saginaw, TX 76179May 2, 2013480610
Virginia: Loudoun (FEMA Docket No.: B-1297).Unincorporated areas of Loudoun County (12-03-1200P)The Honorable Scott K. York, Chairman-at-Large, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, 1 Harrison Street Southeast, 5th Floor, Mailstop 1, Leesburg, VA 20175Loudoun County Building and Development Department, 1 Harrison Street Southeast, Leesburg, VA 20175April 18, 2013510090

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

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Dated: July 2, 2013.

Roy E. Wright,

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

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[FR Doc. 2013-17461 Filed 7-19-13; 8:45 am]