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Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Residential Basement Floodproofing Certification

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Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.




The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Start Printed Page 68443Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use.


Comments must be submitted on or before November 3, 2016.


Submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the Desk Officer for the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and sent via electronic mail to

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Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Director, Records Management Division, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472-3100, or email address

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This proposed information collection previously published in the Federal Register on July 5, 2016 at 81 FR 43622 with a 60 day public comment period. No comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to notify the public that FEMA will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance.

Collection of Information

Title: Residential Basement Floodproofing Certification.

Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection.

OMB Number: 1660-0033.

Form Titles and Numbers: FEMA Form 086-0-24, Residential Basement Floodproofing Certificate.

Abstract: The Residential Basement Floodproofing Certification is completed by an engineer or architect and certifies that the basement floodproofing meets the minimum floodproofing specifications of FEMA. This certification is for residential structures located in non-coastal Special Flood Hazard Areas in communities that have received an exception to the requirement that structures be built at or above the Base Flood Elevation (BFE) under 44 CFR 60.6(c). Residential structures with certification showing the building is floodproofed to at least 1 foot above the BFE are eligible for lower rates on flood insurance.

Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 100.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 325 hours.

Estimated Cost: The estimated annual cost to respondents for the hour burden is $18,151. The annual costs to respondents' operations and maintenance costs for technical services is $35,000. There are no annual start-up or capital costs. The cost to the Federal Government is $2,885.71.

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Dated: September 28, 2016.

Richard W. Mattison,

Records Management Program Chief, Mission Support, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.

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[FR Doc. 2016-23889 Filed 10-3-16; 8:45 am]