Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations, 35947-35949 [E7-12697]

Download as PDF 35947 Proposed Rules Federal Register Vol. 72, No. 126 Monday, July 2, 2007 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency 44 CFR Part 67 [Docket No. FEMA–B–7721] Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. AGENCY: ACTION: Proposed rule. 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: Flooding source(s) 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 Directorate, 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 ADDRESSES: CFR part 10, Environmental Consideration. An environmental impact assessment has not 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 proposed rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132. Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This proposed 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: * Elevation in feet (NGVD) + Elevation in feet (NAVD) # Depth in feet above ground. Location of referenced elevation Effective Communities affected Modified Warren County, Mississippi, and Incorporated Areas rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with PROPOSALS-1 Clear Creek ........................... At Tiffintown Road ........................................................ None +144 Tributary 1 ...................... Approximately 6490 feet upstream of Tiffintown Road At Tiffintown Road ........................................................ None None +150 +144 Approximately 1825 feet upstream of Tiffintown Road Approximately 840 feet downstream of confluence with Crouches Creek Tributary 2. Approximately 2730 feet upstream of confluence with Crouches Creek Tributary 2. None None +145 +155 None +164 Crouches Creek .................... VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:40 Jun 29, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 E:\FR\FM\02JYP1.SGM 02JYP1 (Warren County Unincorporated Areas). (Warren County Unincorporated Areas). (Warren County Unincorporated Areas). 35948 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 126 / Monday, July 2, 2007 / Proposed Rules Flooding source(s) * Elevation in feet (NGVD) + Elevation in feet (NAVD) # Depth in feet above ground. Location of referenced elevation Effective Communities affected Modified Tributary 2 ...................... At confluence with Crouches Creek ............................. None +159 Tributary 3 ...................... At Freetown Road ........................................................ At confluence with Crouches Creek ............................. None None +165 +159 None +166 Glass Bayou .......................... Muddy Creek ......................... Approximately 2970 feet upstream of confluence with Crouches Creek. At Fort Hill Drive ........................................................... At Evergreen Drive ....................................................... At Tucker Road ............................................................ None None None +123 +208 +148 Tributary 1 ...................... Approximately 4565 feet upstream of Tucker Road .... At confluence with Muddy Creek ................................. None None +150 +148 Approximately 2970 feet upstream of confluence with Muddy Creek. At U.S. Highway 61 ...................................................... Approximately 3530 feet upstream of U.S. Highway 61. At Redbone Road ......................................................... Approximately 1390 feet upstream of Redbone Road At Redbone Road ......................................................... Approximately 2040 feet upstream of Redbone Road None +176 None None +96 +108 None None None None +121 +123 +115 +118 Approximately 1500 feet downstream of confluence with Silver Creek Tributary 2. Approximately 8615 feet upstream of confluence with Silver Creek Tributary 3. Approximately 745 feet upstream of confluence with Silver Creek. Approximately 4890 feet upstream of confluence with Silver Creek. Approximately 1070 feet upstream of confluence with Silver Creek. Approximately 4975 feet upstream of confluence with Silver Creek. At Interstate 20 ............................................................. At Spring Street ............................................................ None +162 None +259 None +181 None +217 None +191 None +228 None None +122 +197 Paces Bayou ......................... Tributary 1 ...................... Tributary 3 ...................... Silver Creek .......................... Tributary 2 ...................... Tributary 3 ...................... Stouts Bayou ......................... (Warren County Unincorporated Areas). (Warren County Unincorporated Areas). City of Vicksburg. (Warren County Unincorporated Areas). (Warren County Unincorporated Areas). City of Vicksburg. (Warren County Unincorporated Areas). City of Vicksburg. City of Vicksburg. (Warren County Unincorporated Areas). (Warren County Unincorporated Areas). (Warren County Unincorporated Areas). (Warren County Unincorporated Areas). City of Vicksburg. * National Geodetic Vertical Datum. + North American Vertical Datum. # Depth in feet above ground. ADDRESSES City of Vicksburg Maps are available for inspection at 1401 Walnut Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180. Send comments to The Honorable Laurence E. Leyens, Mayor, City of Vicksburg, 1401 Walnut Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180. Warren County (Unincorporated Areas) Maps are available for inspection at 913 Jackson Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183. Send comments to Mr. Carl Flanders, Chairman, Warren County Board of Supervisors, 913 Jackson Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183. Grand County, Utah, and Incorporated Areas Pack Creek ........................... At the confluence with Mill Creek ................................. *4022 +4030 160 feet upstream of Mill Creek Drive ......................... None +4199 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with PROPOSALS-1 * National Geodetic Vertical Datum. + North American Vertical Datum. # Depth in feet above ground. ADDRESSES City of Moab Maps are available for inspection at 217 East Center Street, Moab, UT 84532. Send comments to The Honorable Dave Sakirson, Moab City Mayor, 217 East Center Street, Moab, UT 84532. Grand County (Unincorporated Areas) Maps are available for inspection at Grand County Courthouse, Moab, UT 84532. Send comments to Joette Langianese, Chair, Grand County Council, 125 East Center Street, Moab, UT 84532. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:40 Jun 29, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 E:\FR\FM\02JYP1.SGM 02JYP1 Grand County (Unincorporated Areas) City of Moab Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 126 / Monday, July 2, 2007 / Proposed Rules (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ‘‘Flood Insurance.’’) Dated: June 18, 2007. David I. Maurstad, Federal Insurance Administrator of the National Flood Insurance Program, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E7–12697 Filed 6–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency 44 CFR Part 67 [Docket No. FEMA–B–7718] 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 DATES: 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 Directorate, 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. An environmental impact assessment has not 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 proposed rule involves no policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132. Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This proposed 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: * Elevation in feet (NGVD) + Elevation in feet (NAVD) # Depth in feet above ground Location of referenced elevation Flooding source(s) 35949 Effective Communities affected Modified Cabarrus County, North Carolina and Incorporated Areas Adams Creek ........................ rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with PROPOSALS-1 Anderson Creek .................... Tributary 1 ...................... VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:40 Jun 29, 2007 None +630 Approximately 1,460 feet upstream of NC 73 Highway E. Approximately 50 feet upstream of Dogwood Boulevard. Approximately 1.5 miles upstream of Dogwood Boulevard. Approximately 50 feet upstream of Bethel Church Road (State Road 1125). Approximately 900 feet upstream of Sam Black Road (State Road 1127). At the confluence with Anderson Creek ....................... None +630 None +665 None +710 None +566 None +613 None +575 At Sam Black Road (State Road 1127) ....................... Afton Run .............................. Approximately 150 feet upstream of NC 73 ................. None +611 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 E:\FR\FM\02JYP1.SGM 02JYP1 Cabarrus County (Unincorporated Areas). City of Kannapolis. Cabarrus County (Unincorporated Areas). Cabarrus County (Unincorporated Areas).

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 126 (Monday, July 2, 2007)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 35947-35949]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-12697]


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Proposed Rules
                                                Federal Register
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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 126 / Monday, July 2, 2007 / Proposed 
Rules

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 67

[Docket No. FEMA-B-7721]


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 Directorate, 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. An environmental impact assessment has not 
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 proposed rule involves no 
policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132.
    Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This proposed 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:

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                                                                  * Elevation in feet
                                                                (NGVD)  + Elevation in
                                                                feet (NAVD)  
         Flooding source(s)            Location of referenced     Depth in feet above      Communities affected
                                             elevation                  ground.
                                                              --------------------------
                                                                Effective     Modified
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                               Warren County, Mississippi, and Incorporated Areas
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Clear Creek.........................  At Tiffintown Road.....         None         +144  (Warren County
                                                                                          Unincorporated Areas).
                                      Approximately 6490 feet         None         +150
                                       upstream of Tiffintown
                                       Road.
    Tributary 1.....................  At Tiffintown Road.....         None         +144  (Warren County
                                                                                          Unincorporated Areas).
                                      Approximately 1825 feet         None         +145
                                       upstream of Tiffintown
                                       Road.
Crouches Creek......................  Approximately 840 feet          None         +155  (Warren County
                                       downstream of                                      Unincorporated Areas).
                                       confluence with
                                       Crouches Creek
                                       Tributary 2.
                                      Approximately 2730 feet         None         +164
                                       upstream of confluence
                                       with Crouches Creek
                                       Tributary 2.

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    Tributary 2.....................  At confluence with              None         +159  (Warren County
                                       Crouches Creek.                                    Unincorporated Areas).
                                      At Freetown Road.......         None         +165
    Tributary 3.....................  At confluence with              None         +159  (Warren County
                                       Crouches Creek.                                    Unincorporated Areas).
                                      Approximately 2970 feet         None         +166
                                       upstream of confluence
                                       with Crouches Creek.
Glass Bayou.........................  At Fort Hill Drive.....         None         +123  City of Vicksburg.
                                      At Evergreen Drive.....         None         +208
Muddy Creek.........................  At Tucker Road.........         None         +148  (Warren County
                                                                                          Unincorporated Areas).
                                      Approximately 4565 feet         None         +150
                                       upstream of Tucker
                                       Road.
    Tributary 1.....................  At confluence with              None         +148  (Warren County
                                       Muddy Creek.                                       Unincorporated Areas).
                                      Approximately 2970 feet         None         +176
                                       upstream of confluence
                                       with Muddy Creek.
Paces Bayou.........................  At U.S. Highway 61.....         None          +96  City of Vicksburg.
                                      Approximately 3530 feet         None         +108  (Warren County
                                       upstream of U.S.                                   Unincorporated Areas).
                                       Highway 61.
    Tributary 1.....................  At Redbone Road........         None         +121  City of Vicksburg.
                                      Approximately 1390 feet         None         +123
                                       upstream of Redbone
                                       Road.
    Tributary 3.....................  At Redbone Road........         None         +115  City of Vicksburg.
                                      Approximately 2040 feet         None         +118  (Warren County
                                       upstream of Redbone                                Unincorporated Areas).
                                       Road.
Silver Creek........................  Approximately 1500 feet         None         +162  (Warren County
                                       downstream of                                      Unincorporated Areas).
                                       confluence with Silver
                                       Creek Tributary 2.
                                      Approximately 8615 feet         None         +259
                                       upstream of confluence
                                       with Silver Creek
                                       Tributary 3.
    Tributary 2.....................  Approximately 745 feet          None         +181  (Warren County
                                       upstream of confluence                             Unincorporated Areas).
                                       with Silver Creek.
                                      Approximately 4890 feet         None         +217
                                       upstream of confluence
                                       with Silver Creek.
    Tributary 3.....................  Approximately 1070 feet         None         +191  (Warren County
                                       upstream of confluence                             Unincorporated Areas).
                                       with Silver Creek.
                                      Approximately 4975 feet         None         +228
                                       upstream of confluence
                                       with Silver Creek.
Stouts Bayou........................  At Interstate 20.......         None         +122  City of Vicksburg.
                                      At Spring Street.......         None         +197
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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
 Depth in feet above ground.
                                                    ADDRESSES
 
City of Vicksburg
 
Maps are available for inspection at 1401 Walnut Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180.
Send comments to The Honorable Laurence E. Leyens, Mayor, City of Vicksburg, 1401 Walnut Street, Vicksburg, MS
 39180.
 
Warren County (Unincorporated Areas)
 
Maps are available for inspection at 913 Jackson Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183.
Send comments to Mr. Carl Flanders, Chairman, Warren County Board of Supervisors, 913 Jackson Street, Vicksburg,
 MS 39183.
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                                   Grand County, Utah, and Incorporated Areas
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Pack Creek..........................  At the confluence with         *4022        +4030  Grand County
                                       Mill Creek.                                        (Unincorporated Areas)
                                      160 feet upstream of            None        +4199  City of Moab
                                       Mill Creek Drive.
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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
 Depth in feet above ground.
                                                    ADDRESSES
 
City of Moab
 
Maps are available for inspection at 217 East Center Street, Moab, UT 84532.
Send comments to The Honorable Dave Sakirson, Moab City Mayor, 217 East Center Street, Moab, UT 84532.
 
Grand County (Unincorporated Areas)
 
Maps are available for inspection at Grand County Courthouse, Moab, UT 84532.
Send comments to Joette Langianese, Chair, Grand County Council, 125 East Center Street, Moab, UT 84532.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

    Dated: June 18, 2007.
David I. Maurstad,
Federal Insurance Administrator of the National Flood Insurance 
Program, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management 
Agency.
[FR Doc. E7-12697 Filed 6-29-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-12-P