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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 date of October 5, 2017 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: June 16, 2017.

Roy E. Wright,

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

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CommunityCommunity map repository address
Cape May County, New Jersey (All Jurisdictions)
Docket No.: FEMA-B-1471
Borough of AvalonConstruction Office, 3100 Dune Drive, Avalon, NJ 08202.
Borough of Cape May PointClerk's Office, 215 Lighthouse Avenue, Cape May Point, NJ 08212.
Borough of Stone HarborConstruction Office, 9508 2nd Avenue, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247.
Borough of West Cape MayBorough Hall, 732 Broadway, West Cape May, NJ 08204.
Borough of West WildwoodBorough Hall, 701 West Glenwood Avenue, West Wildwood, NJ 08260.
Borough of Wildwood CrestConstruction Department, 6101 Pacific Avenue, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260.
Borough of WoodbineBorough Hall, 501 Washington Avenue, Woodbine, NJ 08270.
City of Cape MayAssessor's Office, 643 Washington Street, Cape May, NJ 08204.
City of North WildwoodCity Hall, 901 Atlantic Avenue, North Wildwood, NJ 08260.
City of Ocean CityCommunity Operations Department, 115 East 12th Street, Ocean City, NJ 08226.
City of Sea Isle CityCity Hall, 233 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Sea Isle City, NJ 08243.
City of WildwoodZoning Office, 4400 New Jersey Avenue, Wildwood, NJ 08260.
Township of DennisDennis Township Municipal Building, 571 Petersburg Road, Dennisville, NJ 08214.
Township of MiddleMiddle Township Construction Office, 10 South Boyd Street, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210.
Township of UpperUpper Township Engineering Office, 2100 Tuckahoe Road, Petersburg, NJ 08270.
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[FR Doc. 2017-15085 Filed 7-18-17; 8:45 am]