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Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice; correction.

SUMMARY:

On May 13, 2014, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published in the Federal Register a notice that contained an erroneous table. Specifically, this notice provides a correction to Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) case number 13-06-3803P for the City of Denton, Denton County, Texas, to be used in lieu of the information published at 79 FR 27332. The table provided here lists a community where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations, base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area 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 FEMA for the 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 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 date listed in the table below and revise the FIRM panels and FIS report in effect prior to this determination for the listed community.

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 community is listed in the table below. Revised flood hazard information for the 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 the community is 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 the 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.

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.Start Printed Page 38925

The affected community is listed in the following table. Flood hazard determination information for the 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 the community is accessible online through the FEMA Map Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov for comparison.

Correction

In the notice published at 79 FR 27332, the table contained inaccurate information for the associated community map repository address for LOMR case number 13-06-3803P for the City of Denton, Denton County, Texas, featured in the table. In this notice, FEMA is publishing a table containing the accurate information to address this prior error. The information provided below should be used in lieu of that previously published for the City of Denton.

State and countyLocation and case No.Chief executive officer of communityCommunity map repositoryOnline location of Letter of Map RevisionEffective date of modificationCommunity No.
Texas: DentonCity of Denton (13-06-3803P)The Honorable Mark A. Burroughs Mayor, City of Denton, 215 East McKinney Street, Denton, TX 76201901-A Texas Street, Denton, TX 76209http://*www.msc.fema.gov/​lomcJuly 28, 2014480194

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

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Dated: June 17, 2014.

Roy E. Wright,

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

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[FR Doc. 2014-16054 Filed 7-8-14; 8:45 am]

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