Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations, 67834-67836 [E6-19829]

Download as PDF 67834 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 226 / Friday, November 24, 2006 / Proposed Rules FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY William R. Blanton, Jr., Engineering Management Section, Mitigation Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3151. Federal Emergency Management Agency 44 CFR Part 67 The Federal Emergency Management Agency, (FEMA) proposes to make determinations of BFEs and modified BFEs for each community listed below, in accordance with Section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR 67.4(a). These proposed BFEs and modified BFEs, 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. These proposed elevations are used to meet the floodplain management requirements of the NFIP and are also used to calculate the appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings built after these elevations are made final, and for the contents in these buildings. National Environmental Policy Act. This proposed rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR Part 10, Environmental SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [Docket No. FEMA–D–7678] Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Technical information or comments are requested on the proposed Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFEs modifications for the communities listed below. The BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to 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 comment period is ninety (90) days following the second publication of this proposed rule in a newspaper of local circulation in each community. DATES: The proposed 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. ADDRESSES: Consideration. No environmental impact assessment has been prepared. Regulatory Flexibility Act. As flood elevation determinations are not within the scope of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601–612, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required. Regulatory Classification. This proposed 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 67 Administrative practice and procedure, Flood insurance, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Accordingly, 44 CFR part 67 is proposed to be amended as follows: PART 67—[AMENDED] 1. The authority citation for part 67 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. § 67.4 [Amended] 2. The tables published under the authority of § 67.4 are proposed to be amended as follows: CITY OF NEW YORK, NEW YORK State City/town/county Source of flooding #Depth in feet above ground. *Elevation in feet (NGVD) +Elevation in feet (NAVD) Location Existing New York .......... New York (City) Amboy Road Wetland (Staten Island). Arbutus Creek (Staten Island). Entire shoreline within the community ............... cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with PROPOSALS Blue Heron Main Branch (Staten Island). Blue Heron Tributary (Staten Island). Bronx River (Bronx) .......... VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:14 Nov 22, 2006 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00010 Modified None *50 Approximately 530 feet upstream of Hylan Boulevard. Approximately 980 feet upstream of Amboy Road. Approximately 100 feet upstream of Hylan Boulevard. Approximately 1,700 feet upstream of Tallman Street. At the confluence with Blue Heron Main Branch. Approximately 35 feet upstream of Holbridge Avenue. Approximately 600 feet upstream of Tremont Street. Approximately 1,650 feet upstream of East 24th Street. *15 *16 None *57 *10 *17 None *70 None *36 None *70 *14 *15 *73 *74 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 E:\FR\FM\24NOP1.SGM 24NOP1 67835 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 226 / Friday, November 24, 2006 / Proposed Rules CITY OF NEW YORK, NEW YORK—Continued State City/town/county Source of flooding #Depth in feet above ground. *Elevation in feet (NGVD) +Elevation in feet (NAVD) Location Existing Butler Manor (Staten Island). Hillside Avenue Wetland (Staten Island). Jacks Pond (Staten Island). Jansen Tributary (Staten Island). Lemon Creek (Staten Island). Mill Creek (Staten Island) Mill Creek Tributary 1 (Staten Island). Mill Creek Tributary 2 (Staten Island). Mill Creek Tributary 3 (Staten Island). cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with PROPOSALS Richmond Creek (Staten Island). Sandy Brook (Staten Island). Stump Pond (Staten Island). Sweet Brook (Staten Island). VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:14 Nov 22, 2006 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00011 None *33 None *58 At the confluence with Sweet Brook ................. *14 *15 Approximately 145 feet upstream of Pemberton Avenue. At D Street ......................................................... *44 *41 None *97 Approximately 1,530 feet upstream of D Street Approximately 260 feet upstream of the confluence of Arbutus Creek. Approximately 1,205 feet upstream of Jansen Street. Entire shoreline within the community ............... At the confluence with Sweet Brook ................. None *17 *155 *18 *48 *49 None *39 *87 *38 None *45 None *5 None *74 None *56 None *52 *26 *25 *37 *41 *10 *17 *102 *101 *10 *11 None *77 None *41 Approximately 230 feet from the downstream side of the West Shore Expressway. At the confluence with Mill Creek ...................... None *60 None *10 At the confluence with Mill Creek Tributary 3 ... At the confluence with Mill Creek Tributary 2 ... None None *13 *13 Approximately 860 feet upstream of confluence with Mill Creek Tributary 2. Approximately 510 feet downstream of Richmond Hill Road. Approximately 0.86 mile upstream of Rockland Avenue. Approximately 190 feet upstream of Richmond Parkway. Approximately 1,100 feet upstream of Bloomingdale Road. Entire shoreline within the community ............... None *22 None *6 None *254 *42 *39 *85 *84 None *271 Approximately 3,200 feet downstream of Genesee Avenue. Eibs Pond (Staten Island) Eltingville Tributary (Staten Island). *10 Approximately 330 feet upstream of confluence with Arbutus Creek. Approximately 1,340 feet upstream of confluence with Arbutus Creek. Approximately 40 feet upstream of Staten Island Rapid Transit Bridge. Approximately 350 feet upstream of Rossville Avenue. Approximately 80 feet downstream of Richmond Valley Road. Approximately 1,320 feet upstream of West Veterans Road. At the confluence with Mill Creek ...................... Denise Tributary (Staten Island). *12 Entire shoreline within the community ............... D Street Brook (Staten Island). Approximately 75 feet upstream of the confluence with Raritan Bay. Approximately 0.6 mile upstream of the confluence with Raritan Bay. Entire shoreline within the community ............... Approximately 406 feet upstream of Ratan Avenue. Approximately 1,450 feet downstream of Foresthill Road. Approximately 3,070 feet upstream of Alaska place. Entire shoreline within the community ............... Cleveland Avenue Wetland (Staten Island). Colon Tributary (Staten Island). Foresthill Road Brook (Staten Island). Modified *14 *12 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 E:\FR\FM\24NOP1.SGM 24NOP1 67836 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 226 / Friday, November 24, 2006 / Proposed Rules CITY OF NEW YORK, NEW YORK—Continued State City/town/county Source of flooding #Depth in feet above ground. *Elevation in feet (NGVD) +Elevation in feet (NAVD) Location Existing Wolfes Pond (Staten Island). Wood Duck Pond (Staten Island). Approximately 1,050 feet upstream of Richmond Avenue/Drumgoogle Avenue. Approximately 1,175 feet upstream of Seguine Avenue. Approximately 175 feet upstream of Hylan Boulevard. Entire shoreline within the community ............... Modified *95 *99 *12 *10 None *21 None *54 * National Geodetic Vertical Datum. # Depth in feet above ground. + North American Vertical Datum. ADDRESSES Maps are available for inspection at the New York City Planning Department, Waterfront and Open Space Division, 22 Reade Street, Room 6E, New York, New York. Send comments to The Honorable Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of the City of New York, New York City Hall, 52 Chambers Street, New York, New York 10007. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, ‘‘Flood Insurance.’’) Dated: November 13, 2006. David I. Maurstad, Director, Mitigation Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E6–19829 Filed 11–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency 44 CFR Part 67 [Docket No. FEMA–B–7473] Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Proposed rule. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with PROPOSALS AGENCY: SUMMARY: Technical information or comments are requested on the proposed Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFEs modifications for the communities listed below. The BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to 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). VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:14 Nov 22, 2006 Jkt 211001 The comment period is ninety (90) days following the second publication of this proposed rule in a newspaper of local circulation in each community. DATES: The proposed 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., Engineering Management Section, Mitigation Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3151. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, (FEMA) proposes to make determinations of BFEs and modified BFEs for each community listed below, in accordance with section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR 67.4(a). These proposed BFEs and modified BFEs, 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. These proposed elevations are used to meet the floodplain management ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 requirements of the NFIP and are also used to calculate the appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings built after these elevations are made final, and for the contents in these buildings. National Environmental Policy Act. This proposed rule is categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR part 10, Environmental Consideration. No environmental impact assessment has been prepared. Regulatory Flexibility Act. As flood elevation determinations are not within the scope of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601–612, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required. Regulatory Classification. This proposed 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 67 Administrative practice and procedure, Flood insurance, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Accordingly, 44 CFR part 67 is proposed to be amended as follows: PART 67—[AMENDED] 1. The authority citation for part 67 continues to read as follows: E:\FR\FM\24NOP1.SGM 24NOP1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 67

[Docket No. FEMA-D-7678]


Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: Technical information or comments are requested on the 
proposed Base (1% annual chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed 
BFEs modifications for the communities listed below. The BFEs are the 
basis for the floodplain management measures that the community is 
required either to 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).

DATES: The comment period is ninety (90) days following the second 
publication of this proposed rule in a newspaper of local circulation 
in each community.

ADDRESSES: The proposed 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., Engineering 
Management Section, Mitigation Division, Federal Emergency Management 
Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-3151.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency, 
(FEMA) proposes to make determinations of BFEs and modified BFEs for 
each community listed below, in accordance with Section 110 of the 
Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR 
67.4(a).
    These proposed BFEs and modified BFEs, 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. These proposed elevations 
are used to meet the floodplain management requirements of the NFIP and 
are also used to calculate the appropriate flood insurance premium 
rates for new buildings built after these elevations are made final, 
and for the contents in these buildings.
    National Environmental Policy Act. This proposed rule is 
categorically excluded from the requirements of 44 CFR Part 10, 
Environmental Consideration. No environmental impact assessment has 
been prepared.
    Regulatory Flexibility Act. As flood elevation determinations are 
not within the scope of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601-
612, a regulatory flexibility analysis is not required.
    Regulatory Classification. This proposed 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 67

    Administrative practice and procedure, Flood insurance, Reporting 
and recordkeeping requirements.

    Accordingly, 44 CFR part 67 is proposed to be amended as follows:

PART 67--[AMENDED]

    1. The authority citation for part 67 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.  67.4  [Amended]

    2. The tables published under the authority of Sec.  67.4 are 
proposed to be amended as follows:

                                                                                   City of New York, New York
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                                                                                                                                                                         Depth in feet
                                                                                                                                                                        above ground. *Elevation
                                                                                                                                                                             in feet (NGVD)
                State                    City/town/county                Source of flooding                                        Location                                +Elevation in feet
                                                                                                                                                                                 (NAVD)
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                                                                                                                                                                          Existing     Modified
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New York............................  New York (City).......  Amboy Road Wetland (Staten Island).....  Entire shoreline within the community..........................         None          *50
                                                              Arbutus Creek (Staten Island)..........  Approximately 530 feet upstream of Hylan Boulevard.............          *15          *16
                                                                                                       Approximately 980 feet upstream of Amboy Road..................         None          *57
                                                              Blue Heron Main Branch (Staten Island).  Approximately 100 feet upstream of Hylan Boulevard.............          *10          *17
                                                                                                       Approximately 1,700 feet upstream of Tallman Street............         None          *70
                                                              Blue Heron Tributary (Staten Island)...  At the confluence with Blue Heron Main Branch..................         None          *36
                                                                                                       Approximately 35 feet upstream of Holbridge Avenue.............         None          *70
                                                              Bronx River (Bronx)....................  Approximately 600 feet upstream of Tremont Street..............          *14          *15
                                                                                                       Approximately 1,650 feet upstream of East 24th Street..........          *73          *74

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                                                              Butler Manor (Staten Island)...........  Approximately 75 feet upstream of the confluence with Raritan            *12          *10
                                                                                                        Bay.
                                                                                                       Approximately 0.6 mile upstream of the confluence with Raritan          None          *33
                                                                                                        Bay.
                                                              Cleveland Avenue Wetland (Staten         Entire shoreline within the community..........................         None          *58
                                                               Island).
                                                              Colon Tributary (Staten Island)........  At the confluence with Sweet Brook.............................          *14          *15
                                                                                                       Approximately 145 feet upstream of Pemberton Avenue............          *44          *41
                                                              D Street Brook (Staten Island).........  At D Street....................................................         None          *97
                                                                                                       Approximately 1,530 feet upstream of D Street..................         None         *155
                                                              Denise Tributary (Staten Island).......  Approximately 260 feet upstream of the confluence of Arbutus             *17          *18
                                                                                                        Creek.
                                                                                                       Approximately 1,205 feet upstream of Jansen Street.............          *48          *49
                                                              Eibs Pond (Staten Island)..............  Entire shoreline within the community..........................         None          *87
                                                              Eltingville Tributary (Staten Island)..  At the confluence with Sweet Brook.............................          *39          *38
                                                                                                       Approximately 406 feet upstream of Ratan Avenue................         None          *45
                                                              Foresthill Road Brook (Staten Island)..  Approximately 1,450 feet downstream of Foresthill Road.........         None           *5
                                                                                                       Approximately 3,070 feet upstream of Alaska place..............         None          *74
                                                              Hillside Avenue Wetland (Staten Island)  Entire shoreline within the community..........................         None          *56
                                                              Jacks Pond (Staten Island).............  Entire shoreline within the community..........................         None          *52
                                                              Jansen Tributary (Staten Island).......  Approximately 330 feet upstream of confluence with Arbutus               *26          *25
                                                                                                        Creek.
                                                                                                       Approximately 1,340 feet upstream of confluence with Arbutus             *37          *41
                                                                                                        Creek.
                                                              Lemon Creek (Staten Island)............  Approximately 40 feet upstream of Staten Island Rapid Transit            *10          *17
                                                                                                        Bridge.
                                                                                                       Approximately 350 feet upstream of Rossville Avenue............         *102         *101
                                                              Mill Creek (Staten Island).............  Approximately 80 feet downstream of Richmond Valley Road.......          *10          *11
                                                                                                       Approximately 1,320 feet upstream of West Veterans Road........         None          *77
                                                              Mill Creek Tributary 1 (Staten Island).  At the confluence with Mill Creek..............................         None          *41
                                                                                                       Approximately 230 feet from the downstream side of the West             None          *60
                                                                                                        Shore Expressway.
                                                              Mill Creek Tributary 2 (Staten Island).  At the confluence with Mill Creek..............................         None          *10
                                                                                                       At the confluence with Mill Creek Tributary 3..................         None          *13
                                                              Mill Creek Tributary 3 (Staten Island).  At the confluence with Mill Creek Tributary 2..................         None          *13
                                                                                                       Approximately 860 feet upstream of confluence with Mill Creek           None          *22
                                                                                                        Tributary 2.
                                                              Richmond Creek (Staten Island).........  Approximately 510 feet downstream of Richmond Hill Road........         None           *6
                                                                                                       Approximately 0.86 mile upstream of Rockland Avenue............         None         *254
                                                              Sandy Brook (Staten Island)............  Approximately 190 feet upstream of Richmond Parkway............          *42          *39
                                                                                                       Approximately 1,100 feet upstream of Bloomingdale Road.........          *85          *84
                                                              Stump Pond (Staten Island).............  Entire shoreline within the community..........................         None         *271
                                                              Sweet Brook (Staten Island)............  Approximately 3,200 feet downstream of Genesee Avenue..........          *14          *12

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                                                                                                       Approximately 1,050 feet upstream of Richmond Avenue/Drumgoogle          *95          *99
                                                                                                        Avenue.
                                                              Wolfes Pond (Staten Island)............  Approximately 1,175 feet upstream of Seguine Avenue............          *12          *10
                                                                                                       Approximately 175 feet upstream of Hylan Boulevard.............         None          *21
                                                              Wood Duck Pond (Staten Island).........  Entire shoreline within the community..........................         None          *54
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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
 Depth in feet above ground.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
 
                                                                                            ADDRESSES
 
Maps are available for inspection at the New York City Planning Department, Waterfront and Open Space Division, 22 Reade Street, Room 6E, New York, New York.
Send comments to The Honorable Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of the City of New York, New York City Hall, 52 Chambers Street, New York, New York 10007.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 83.100, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

    Dated: November 13, 2006.
David I. Maurstad,
Director, Mitigation Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 
Department of Homeland Security.
 [FR Doc. E6-19829 Filed 11-22-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-12-P