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Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION:

Final Notice.

SUMMARY:

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.

DATES:

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

ADDRESSES:

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 www.msc.fema.gov.

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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 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 www.msc.fema.gov.

State and countyLocation and case No.Chief executive officer of communityCommunity map repositoryEffective date of modificationCommunity No.
Texas:
Collin (FEMA Docket No.: B-1338)City of Plano (12-06-4168P)The Honorable Harry LaRosiliere, Mayor, City of Plano, P.O. Box 860358, Plano, TX 75086City Hall, 1520 Avenue K, Plano, TX 75074September 20, 2013480140
Dallas (FEMA Docket No.: B-1349)City of Coppell (13-06-1839P)The Honorable Karen Hunt, Mayor, City of Coppell, P.O. Box 9478, Coppell, TX 75019Department of Engineering, 265 Parkway Boulevard, Coppell, TX 75019November 4, 2013480170
Dallas (FEMA Docket No.: B-1349)City of Dallas (13-06-1839P)The Honorable Mike Rawlings, Mayor, City of Dallas, 1500 Marilla Street, Room 5EN, Dallas, TX 75201Department of Public Works, 320 East Jefferson Boulevard, Room 307, Dallas, TX 75203November 4, 2013480171
Dallas (FEMA Docket No.: B-1338)City of Grand Prairie (13-06-1633P)The Honorable Ron Jensen, Mayor, City of Grand Prairie, P.O. Box 534045, Grand Prairie, TX 75053City Development Center, 206 West Church Street, Grand Prairie, TX 75050September 9, 2013485472
Dallas (FEMA Docket No.: B-1349)City of Irving (13-06-1839P)The Honorable Beth Van Duyne, Mayor, City of Irving, 825 West Irving Boulevard, Irving, TX 75060Department of Public Works, 825 West Irving Boulevard, Irving, TX 75060November 4, 2013480180
Fort Bend (FEMA Docket No.: B-1324)City of Katy (12-06-1798P)The Honorable Fabol R. Hughes, Mayor, City of Katy, P.O. Box 617, Katy, TX 77493Public Works Department, 910 Avenue C, Katy, TX 77493August 2, 2013480301
Gillespie (FEMA Docket No.: B-1349)Unincorporated areas of Gillespie County (13-06-0803P)The Honorable Mark Stroeher, Gillespie County Judge, 101 West Main Street, Room 101, Fredericksburg, TX 78624Gillespie County, 101 West Main Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624October 31, 2013480696
Tarrant (FEMA Docket No.: B-1355)City of Fort Worth (12-06-1456P)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 76102October 31, 2013480596
Tarrant (FEMA Docket No.: B-1355)City of Saginaw (12-06-1456P)The Honorable Gary Brinkley, Mayor, City of Saginaw, 333 West McLeroy Boulevard, Saginaw, TX 76179City Hall, 333 West McLeroy Boulevard, Saginaw, TX 76179October 31, 2013480610
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Virginia: Fairfax (FEMA Docket No.: B-1355)Unincorporated areas of Fairfax County (12-03-2453P)The Honorable Sharon Bulova, Chairman-at-Large, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 530, Fairfax, VA 22035Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 449, Fairfax, VA 22035October 31, 2013515525

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

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Dated: December 18, 2013.

Roy E. Wright,

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

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[FR Doc. 2014-01787 Filed 1-29-14; 8:45 am]

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