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Final Flood Hazard Determinations

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AGENCY:

Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION:

Final Notice.

SUMMARY:

Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below.

The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a 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 Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.

DATES:

The effective date of October 20, 2016 which has been established for the FIRM and, where applicable, the supporting FIS report showing the new or modified flood hazard information for each community.

ADDRESSES:

The FIRM, and if applicable, the FIS report containing the final flood hazard information for each community is available for inspection at the respective Community Map Repository address listed in the tables below and will be available online through the FEMA Map Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov by the effective date indicated above.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Rick Sacbibit, Chief, Engineering Services Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 400 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-7659, or (email) patrick.sacbibit@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 determinations listed below for the new or modified flood hazard information for each community listed. Notification of these changes has been published in newspapers of local circulation and 90 days have elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.

This final notice 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. FEMA 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 new or revised FIRM and FIS report available at the address cited below for each community or online through the FEMA Map Service Center at www.msc.fema.gov.

The flood hazard determinations are made final in the watersheds and/or communities listed in the table below.

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

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Dated: August 3, 2016.

Roy E. Wright,

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

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I. Non-watershed-based studies:

CommunityCommunity map repository address
Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1436
City of HomerCity of Homer, Planning and Zoning Office, 491 East Pioneer Avenue, Homer, AK 99603.
City of KenaiDonald E. Gilman River Center, 514 Funny River Road, Soldotna, AK 99669.
City of SewardCity Hall Annex, 238 5th Avenue, Seward, AK 99664.
Kenai Peninsula BoroughDonald E. Gilman River Center, 514 Funny River Road, Soldotna, AK 99669.
Cochise County, Arizona and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1524
City of DouglasDepartment of Public Works, 425 East 10th Street, Douglas, AZ 85607.
Unincorporated Areas of Cochise CountyCochise County Flood Control District, 1415 West Melody Lane, Building F, Bisbee, AZ 85603.
Sacramento County, California and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1532
City of GaltPublic Works Department, 495 Industrial Drive, Galt, CA 95632.
Unincorporated Areas of Sacramento CountyMunicipal Services Agency, Department of Water Resources, 827 7th Street, Suite 301, Sacramento, CA 95814.
San Joaquin County, California and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1532
Unincorporated Areas of San Joaquin CountyPublic Works, 1810 East Hazelton Avenue, Stockton, CA 95205.
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Lyon County, Nevada and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1529
Unincorporated Areas of Lyon County27 South Main Street, Yerington, NV 89447.
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[FR Doc. 2016-19663 Filed 8-17-16; 8:45 am]

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