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Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.


Final notice.


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.


The effective date of May 16, 2017 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.


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 by the effective date indicated above.

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Rick Sacbibit, Chief, Engineering Services Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 400 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-7659, 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 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

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: February 16, 2017.

Roy E. Wright,

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

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I. Watershed-based studies:

CommunityCommunity map repository address
Quinnipiac Watershed
Hartford County, Connecticut (All Jurisdictions)
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1550
City of BristolEngineering Division, 111 North Main Street, Bristol, CT 06010.
City of New BritainPublic Works Department, 27 West Main Street, Room 501, New Britain, CT 06051.
Town of PlainvilleOffice of Technical Services, 1 Central Square, Plainville, CT 06062.
Town of SouthingtonPlanning Department, 196 North Main Street, Southington, CT 06489.
New Haven County, Connecticut (All Jurisdictions)
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1550
City of AnsoniaTown and City Clerk's Office, 253 Main Street, Ansonia, CT 06401.
City of DerbyBuilding Department, 1 Elizabeth Street, Derby, CT 06418.
City of MeridenCity Clerk's Office, 142 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450.
City of MilfordParsons Government Center, 70 West River Street, Milford, CT 06460.
Town of BranfordEngineering Department, 1019 Main Street, Branford, CT 06405.
Town of CheshireTown Clerk's Office, 84 South Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410.
Town of East HavenEngineering Department, 461 North High Street, East Haven, CT 06512.
Town of HamdenPlanning and Zoning Department, 2750 Dixwell Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518.
Town of North BranfordEngineering Department, 909 Foxon Road, North Branford, CT 06471.
Town of North HavenTown Clerk's Office, 18 Church Street, North Haven, CT 06473.
Town of OrangePublic Works Department, 617 Orange Center Road, Orange, CT 06477.
Town of WallingfordPlanning Department, 45 South Main Street, Wallingford, CT 06492.
Town of WoodbridgeTown Clerk's Office, 11 Meetinghouse Lane, Woodbridge, CT 06525.
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Lower Big Blue Watershed
Marshall County, Kansas and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1532
City of AxtellCity Hall, 306 Maple Street, Axtell, KS 66403.
City of BeattieCity Hall, 302 Center Street, Beattie, KS 66406.
City of Blue RapidsCity Hall, 04 Public Square, Blue Rapids, KS 66411.
City of FrankfortCity Hall, 109 North Kansas Avenue, Frankfort, KS 66427.
City of MarysvilleCity Hall, 209 North 8th Street, Marysville, KS 66508.
City of OketoCity Hall, 106 Center Street, Oketo, KS 66518.
City of VermillionCity Hall, 102 Main Street, Vermillion, KS 66544.
City of WatervilleCity Hall, 136 East Commercial Street, Waterville, KS 66548.
Unincorporated Areas of Marshall CountyMarshall County Courthouse, 1201 Broadway Street, Marysville, KS 66508.
Lower Catawba Watershed
Chester County, South Carolina and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1550
Unincorporated Areas of Chester CountyChester County Government Complex, 1476 J.A. Cochran Bypass, Suite 63, Chester, SC 29706.
Lancaster County, South Carolina and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1550
City of LancasterCity Hall, 216 South Catawba Street, Lancaster, SC 29720.
Unincorporated Areas of Lancaster CountyLancaster County Zoning Department, 101 North Main Street, Lancaster, SC 29720.
York County, South Carolina and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1550
City of Rock HillCity Hall, 155 Johnston Street, Rock Hill, SC 29730.
Town of Fort MillEngineering Department, 131 East Elliott Street, Fort Mill, SC 29715.
Unincorporated Areas of York CountyYork County Planning and Development Services Department, 1070 Heckle Boulevard, Building 107, Rock Hill, SC 29732.

II. Non-watershed-based studies:

CommunityCommunity map repository address
Calaveras County, California and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1553
Unincorporated Areas of Calaveras CountyCalaveras County Planning Department, 891 Mountain Ranch Road, San Andreas, CA 95249.
San Luis Obispo County, California and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1602
City of Grover BeachCity Hall, 154 South 8th Street, Grover Beach, CA 93433.
City of Morro BayPublic Works & Community Development Department, 955 Shasta Avenue, Morro Bay, CA 93442.
City of Pismo BeachCity Hall, 760 Mattie Road, Pismo Beach, CA 93449.
Unincorporated Areas of San Luis Obispo CountySan Luis Obispo County Government Center, Public Works Department, 976 Osos Street, Room 207, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408.
Cass County, Iowa and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1602
City of AnitaCity Hall, 744 Main Street, Anita, IA 50020.
City of AtlanticCity Hall, 23 East 4th Street, Atlantic, IA 50022.
City of CumberlandCity Hall, 207 Main Street, Cumberland, IA 50843.
City of GriswoldCity Building, 601 2nd Street, Griswold, IA 51535.
City of LewisCity Hall, 416 West Main Street, Lewis, IA 51544.
City of MarneCity Council Chambers, 403 Washington Street, Marne, IA 51552.
City of MassenaCity Hall, 100 Main Street, Massena, IA 50853.
City of WiotaCity Hall, 311 Center Street, Wiota, IA 50274.
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Unincorporated Areas of Cass CountyCass County Courthouse, Engineer's Office, 5 West 7th Street, Atlantic, IA 50022.
Pocahontas County, Iowa and Incorporated Areas
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1602
City of FondaCity Hall, 104 West 2nd Street, Fonda, IA 50540.
City of HavelockCity Hall, 858 Wood Street, Havelock, IA 50546.
City of LaurensCity Hall, 272 North 3rd Street, Laurens, IA 50554.
City of PocahontasCity Hall, 23 West Elm Avenue, Pocahontas, IA 50574.
City of RolfeCity Hall, 319 Garfield Street, Rolfe, IA 50581.
Unincorporated Areas of Pocahontas CountyPocahontas County Courthouse, 99 Court Square, Pocahontas, IA 50574.
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[FR Doc. 2017-05451 Filed 3-17-17; 8:45 am]