Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations, 33644-33645 [E6-9128]

Download as PDF 33644 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 112 / Monday, June 12, 2006 / Rules and Regulations Community No. State and location Cerro Gordo, Town of, Columbus County 370311 Chadbourn, Town of, Columbus County .. 370065 Columbus County, Unincorporated Areas 370305 Fair Bluff, Town of, Columbus County ..... 370067 Holden Beach, Town of, Brunswick County. Lake Waccamaw, Town of, Columbus County. Leland, Town of, Brunswick County ......... 375352 Navassa, Town of, Brunswick County ..... 370593 Northwest, City of, Brunswick County ...... 370513 Oak Island, Town of, Brunswick County .. 370523 Shallotte, Town of, Brunswick County ..... 370388 Southport, City of, Brunswick County ...... 370028 St. James, Town of, Brunswick County ... 370530 Sunset Beach, Town of, Brunswick County. Tabor City, Town of, Columbus County ... 375359 Varnamtown, Town of, Brunswick County 370648 Whiteville, City of, Columbus County ....... 370071 370069 370471 370070 Effective date authorization/cancellation of sale of flood insurance in community October 10, 1975, Emerg; July 3, 1986, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. July 9, 1975, Emerg; September 30, 1987, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. July 6, 1979, Emerg; June 3, 1991, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. April 29, 1975, Emerg; June 1, 1987, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. March 19, 1971, Emerg; May 26, 1972, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. July 2, 1975, Emerg; June 3, 1986, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. October 19, 1992, Emerg; October 19, 1992, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. May 19, 2005, Emerg; June 2, 2006, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. November 12, 1998, Emerg; November 12, 1998, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. July 1, 1999, Emerg; July 1, 1999, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. July 1, 1975, Emerg; January 3, 1986, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. April 11, 1973, Emerg; April 15, 1977, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. June 27, 2000, Emerg; June 27, 2000, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. October 15, 1971, Emerg; November 17, 1972, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. January 29, 1975, Emerg; July 17, 1986, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. May 30, 2001, Emerg; May 30, 2001, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. September 3, 1974, Emerg; July 1, 1991, Reg; June 2, 2006, Susp. Current effective map date Date certain Federal assistance no longer available in SFHAs 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 06/02/06 Code for reading third column: Emerg.—Emergency; Reg.—Regular; Susp.—Suspension. Dated: May 30, 2006. Michael K. Buckley, Deputy Director, Mitigation Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E6–9051 Filed 6–9–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency 44 CFR Part 65 [Docket No. FEMA–D–7585] Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security, Mitigation Division. ACTION: Interim rule. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with RULES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This interim rule lists communities where modification of the Base (1% annual chance) Flood VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:28 Jun 09, 2006 Jkt 208001 Elevations (BFEs) is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. New flood insurance premium rates will be calculated from the modified BFEs for new buildings and their contents. DATES: These modified BFEs are currently in effect on the dates listed in the table and revise the Flood Insurance Rate Map(s) (FIRMs) in effect prior to this determination for each listed community. From the date of the second publication of these changes in a newspaper of local circulation, any person has ninety (90) days in which to request through the community that the Director reconsider the changes. The modified elevations may be changed during the 90-day period. ADDRESSES: The modified BFEs for each community are available for inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each community. The respective addresses are listed in the table below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William R. Blanton, Jr., CFM, Acting Section Chief, Engineering Management Section, Mitigation Division, 500 C PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3151. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The modified BFEs are not listed for each community in this interim rule. However, the address of the Chief Executive Officer of the community where the modified BFE determinations are available for inspection is provided. Any request for reconsideration must be based upon knowledge of changed conditions, or upon new scientific or technical data. 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. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown and must be used for all new policies and renewals. The modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that the community is required to either adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or to remain qualified for participation in E:\FR\FM\12JNR1.SGM 12JNR1 33645 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 112 / Monday, June 12, 2006 / Rules and Regulations the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). These modified elevations, 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 changes in BFEs are in accordance with 44 CFR 65.4. National Environmental Policy Act. This rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, Environmental Consideration. No environmental impact assessment has been prepared. State and county Georgia: Gwinnett Location Unincorporated Areas. Accordingly, 44 CFR part 65 is amended to read as follows: I PART 65—[AMENDED] 1. The authority citation for part 65 continues to read as follows: I Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1978, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 1979 Comp., p. 376. § 65.4 [Amended] 2. The tables published under the authority of § 65.4 are amended as shown below: Effective date of modification January 5, 2006, January 12, 2006, Gwinnett Daily Post. Mr. Charles Bannister, Chairman of the Gwinnett County, Board of Commissioners, Justice and Administration Building, 75 Langley Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045–6935. April 13, 2006 ............ BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency 44 CFR Part 67 Final Flood Elevation Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security, Mitigation Division. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with RULES Flood insurance, floodplains, reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Chief executive officer of community Dated: June 5, 2006. David I. Maurstad, Director, Mitigation Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E6–9128 Filed 6–9–06; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that each community is required either to 18:28 Jun 09, 2006 List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 65 Dates and name of newspaper where notice was published (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, ‘‘Flood Insurance.’’) VerDate Aug<31>2005 Regulatory Flexibility Act. The Mitigation Division Director certifies that this rule is exempt from the requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act because modified BFEs are required by the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4105, and are required to maintain community eligibility in the NFIP. No regulatory flexibility analysis has been prepared. Regulatory Classification. This interim rule is not a significant regulatory action under the criteria of Section 3(f) of Executive Order 12866 of September 30, 1993, Regulatory Planning and Review, 58 FR 51735. Executive Order 13132, Federalism. This rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132. Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This rule meets the applicable standards of Executive Order 12988. Jkt 208001 adopt or to show evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The date of issuance of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) showing BFEs and modified BFEs for each community. This date may be obtained by contacting the office where the maps are available for inspection as indicated on the table below. ADDRESSES: The final BFEs for each community are available for inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each community. The respective addresses are listed in the table below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William R. Blanton, Jr., CFM, Acting Section Chief, Engineering Management Section, Mitigation Division, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3151. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FEMA makes the final determinations listed below for the modified BFEs for each community listed. These modified elevations have been published in newspapers of local circulation and ninety (90) days have elapsed since that publication. The Mitigation Division EFFECTIVE DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Community No. 130322 C Director has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification. This final rule 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. The Agency 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 proof Flood Insurance Study and FIRM available at the address cited below for each community. The BFEs and modified BFEs are made final in the communities listed below. Elevations at selected locations in each community are shown. National Environmental Policy Act. This rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR Part 10, Environmental Consideration. No environmental impact assessment has been prepared. Regulatory Flexibility Act. The Mitigation Division Director certifies that this rule is exempt from the requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act because final or modified BFEs are required by the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and are required to establish and maintain community eligibility in the E:\FR\FM\12JNR1.SGM 12JNR1

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[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 33644-33645]
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[FR Doc No: E6-9128]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 65

[Docket No. FEMA-D-7585]


Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of 
Homeland Security, Mitigation Division.

ACTION: Interim rule.

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SUMMARY: This interim rule lists communities where modification of the 
Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) is appropriate because 
of new scientific or technical data. New flood insurance premium rates 
will be calculated from the modified BFEs for new buildings and their 
contents.

DATES: These modified BFEs are currently in effect on the dates listed 
in the table and revise the Flood Insurance Rate Map(s) (FIRMs) in 
effect prior to this determination for each listed community.
    From the date of the second publication of these changes in a 
newspaper of local circulation, any person has ninety (90) days in 
which to request through the community that the Director reconsider the 
changes. The modified elevations may be changed during the 90-day 
period.

ADDRESSES: The modified BFEs for each community are available for 
inspection at the office of the Chief Executive Officer of each 
community. The respective addresses are listed in the table below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William R. Blanton, Jr., CFM, Acting 
Section Chief, Engineering Management Section, Mitigation Division, 500 
C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-3151.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The modified BFEs are not listed for each 
community in this interim rule. However, the address of the Chief 
Executive Officer of the community where the modified BFE 
determinations are available for inspection is provided.
    Any request for reconsideration must be based upon knowledge of 
changed conditions, or upon new scientific or technical data.
    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.
    For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is 
shown and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
    The modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management 
measures that the community is required to either adopt or to show 
evidence of being already in effect in order to qualify or to remain 
qualified for participation in

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the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
    These modified elevations, 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 changes in BFEs are in accordance with 44 CFR 65.4.
    National Environmental Policy Act. This rule is categorically 
excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, Environmental 
Consideration. No environmental impact assessment has been prepared.
    Regulatory Flexibility Act. The Mitigation Division Director 
certifies that this rule is exempt from the requirements of the 
Regulatory Flexibility Act because modified BFEs are required by the 
Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4105, and are required 
to maintain community eligibility in the NFIP. No regulatory 
flexibility analysis has been prepared.
    Regulatory Classification. This interim rule is not a significant 
regulatory action under the criteria of Section 3(f) of Executive Order 
12866 of September 30, 1993, Regulatory Planning and Review, 58 FR 
51735.
    Executive Order 13132, Federalism. This rule involves no policies 
that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132.
    Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This rule meets the 
applicable standards of Executive Order 12988.

List of Subjects in 44 CFR Part 65

    Flood insurance, floodplains, reporting and recordkeeping 
requirements.

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Accordingly, 44 CFR part 65 is amended to read as follows:

PART 65--[AMENDED]

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1. The authority citation for part 65 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.; Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 
1978, 3 CFR, 1978 Comp., p. 329; E.O. 12127, 44 FR 19367, 3 CFR, 
1979 Comp., p. 376.


Sec.  65.4  [Amended]

    2. The tables published under the authority of Sec.  65.4 are 
amended as shown below:

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                                                           Dates and name of
         State and county                Location           newspaper where     Chief executive officer   Effective date of modification   Community No.
                                                         notice was published        of  community
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Georgia: Gwinnett................  Unincorporated Areas  January 5, 2006,      Mr. Charles Bannister,     April 13, 2006................        130322 C
                                                          January 12, 2006,     Chairman of the Gwinnett
                                                          Gwinnett Daily Post.  County, Board of
                                                                                Commissioners, Justice
                                                                                and Administration
                                                                                Building, 75 Langley
                                                                                Drive, Lawrenceville,
                                                                                Georgia 30045-6935.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

    Dated: June 5, 2006.
David I. Maurstad,
Director, Mitigation Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 
Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E6-9128 Filed 6-9-06; 8:45 am]
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