Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Questionnaire for Building Permit Official, 69814-69815 [2013-27868]

Download as PDF 69814 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 225 Thursday, November 21, 2013 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Revision of the Land Management Plan for El Yunque National Forest Forest Service, USDA. Notice of Initiating the development of a land management plan revision for El Yunque National Forest. AGENCY: ACTION: El Yunque National Forest, located in Puerto Rico, is initiating the development of a land management plan revision (forest plan) for El Yunque National Forest (NF). A Draft Assessment is being posted to our Web site. We are inviting the public to help us develop a preliminary ‘‘need for change’’ and a proposed action for the land management plan revision. DATES: A draft of the Assessment report for the revision of El Yunque NF land management plan will be posted on the following Web site at www.fs.usda.gov/ elyunque by November 30, 2013. Public meetings associated with the development of the preliminary ‘‘need for change’’ and a proposed action will be announced on the Web site cited above. It is anticipated that the Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental impact statement (which will accompany the land management plan revision for El Yunque NF), will be published in the Federal Register around March to April 2014. ADDRESSES: Written comments or questions concerning this notice should be addressed to U.S. Forest Service, El Yunque National Forest, HC–01 Box 13490, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, 00745– 9625. Comments or questions may also be sent via email to comments elyunqueplan@fs.fed.us. All correspondence, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for public inspection and copying. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:17 Nov 20, 2013 Jkt 232001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pedro Rios, Forest Planning Team Leader, at 787–888–1880. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. (Eastern time), Monday through Friday. More information on the planning process can also be found on the El Yunque National Forest Web site at www.fs.usda.gov/elyunque. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the 2012 Forest Planning Rule (36 CFR part 219), the planning process encompases three-stages: Assessment, plan revision, and monitoring. The first stage of the planning process involves assessing social, economic, and ecological conditions of the planning area, which is documented in an assessment report. A draft of the assessment report for El Yunque NF is being completed and will be available by November 30, 2013 on the Forest Web site at: www.fs.usda.gov/elyunque. This notice announces the start of the second stage of the planning process, which is the development of the land management plan revision. The first task of plan revision is to develop a preliminary ‘‘need for change’’, which identifies the need to change management direction in current plans due to changing conditions or other monitoring information. The next task is to develop a proposed action, which is a proposal on how to respond to needs for changes. We are inviting the public to help us develop our preliminary ‘‘need for change’’ and a proposed action. A proposed action will initiate our compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. A Notice of Intent to prepare an environmental impact statement for the land mangement plan revision, which will include a description of the preliminary need for change and a description of the proposed action, will be published around March to April 2014 in the Federal Register. Forest plans developed under the National Forest Management Act (NFMA) of 1976 describe the strategic direction for management of forest resources for ten to fifteen years, and are adaptive and amendable as conditions changes over time. The Forest Plan for El Yunque NF was approved in 1997. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 On August 9, 2012, a public announcement was made that El Yunque NF was beginning to work on the Assessment for revising their Forest Plan. This notice announces the start of the second stage of the planning process, the development of the land management plan revision. The third stage of the planning process is the monitoring and evaluation of the revised plan, which is ongoing over the life of the revised plan. As public meetings, other opportunities for public engagement, and public review and comment opportunties are identified to assist with the development of the forest plan revision, public announcements will be made, notifications will be posted on the Forest’s Web site at www.fs.usda.gov/elyunque and information will be sent out to the Forest’s mailing list. If anyone is interested in being on the Forest’s mailing list to receive these notifications, please contact Pedro Rios, Forest Planning Team Leader, at the address identified above, or by sending an email to commentselyunqueplan@ fs.fed.us. Responsible Official The responsible official for the revision of the land management plan for El Yunque National Forest is Pablo Cruz, Forest Supervisor, El Yunque National Forests, HC–01 Box 13490, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, 00745–9625. Dated: November 1, 2013. Pablo Cruz, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 2013–27930 Filed 11–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Census Bureau Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Questionnaire for Building Permit Official U.S. Census Bureau. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 225 / Thursday, November 21, 2013 / Notices tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on or before January 21, 2014. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at jjessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Erica Filipek, U.S. Census Bureau, MCD, CENHQ Room 7K057, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, telephone (301)763–5161 (or via the Internet at Erica.Mary.Filipek@ census.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The U.S. Census Bureau plans to request an extension of the current Office of Management and Budget (OMB) clearance of the Questionnaire for Building Permit Official (SOC– QBPO). The Census Bureau uses the Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) electronic questionnaire SOC–QBPO to collect information from state and local building permit officials on: (1) The types of permits they issue, (2) the length of time a permit is valid, (3) how they store permits, and (4) the geographic coverage of the permit system. We need this information to carry out the sampling for the Survey of Housing Starts, Sales, and Completions (OMB number 0607–0110), also known as Survey of Construction (SOC). The SOC provides widely used measures of construction activity, including the economic indicators Housing Starts, Housing Completions, and New Housing Sales. The current clearance of SOC–QBPO is scheduled to expire on May 31, 2014. We will continue to use the current CAPI questionnaire without any revisions and are requesting approval of continual use of the existing questionnaire in the field. There are no revisions to the current questionnaire. The overall length of the interview and the sample size also will not change. II. Method of Collection The Census Bureau uses its field representatives to obtain information on the operating procedures of a permit office using the SOC–QBPO. The field VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:17 Nov 20, 2013 Jkt 232001 69815 representative visits the permit office, conducts the interview, and completes this electronic form. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE III. Data [B–97–2013] OMB Control Number: 0607–0125. Form Number: SOC–QBPO. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: State and local Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 900. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 225 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost: The cost to the respondents is estimated to be $5,418 based on an average hourly salary of $24.08 for local government employees. This estimate was taken from the Census Bureau’s Annual Survey of Government Employment for 2011. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Title 13, U.S.C., Section 182. Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 3—San Francisco, CA; Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Phillips 66 Company, (Oil Refining/Blending), Rodeo, California IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: November 15, 2013. Glenna Mickelson, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–27868 Filed 11–20–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Foreign-Trade Zones Board The San Francisco Port Commission, grantee of FTZ 3, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Phillips 66 Company (Phillips 66), located in Rodeo, California. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on November 12, 2013. A separate application for subzone status at the Phillips 66 facility was submitted and is being processed under Section 400.31 of the FTZ Board’s regulations (B–89–2013, 78 FR 64196, 10/28/2013). The facility is used for refining crude and intermediate oils into fuels, gases, petrochemicals, and byproducts. Phillips 66 also blends purchased petroleum products, such as gasoline, alkylates, biodiesel, renewable diesel, and additives, with products produced at the refinery. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products listed in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Phillips 66 has requested approval subject to the standard refinery restrictions and has indicated that it would either be admitting any foreign biodiesel in privileged-foreign (PF) status or filing a customs entry on foreign biodiesel prior to admission into the proposed FTZ. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Phillips 66 from customs duty payments on foreign status inputs used in export production. On its domestic sales, Phillips 66 would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Motor gasoline; gasoline components for blending; alkylate; light distillates and light distillate blend stock (testing 25 degrees API or over); diesel; diesel blend stock (testing 25 degrees API or over); diesel containing biodiesel; Jet A fuel; benzene; toluene; xylenes; naphthalene; high aromatic mixtures; carbon black oil; methane/natural gas; refinery gases: Ethane, propane, and butanes, and mixtures of such gases; liquefied refinery gas: Propane, isobutane, and mixed butane; ethylene; E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 225 (Thursday, November 21, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Census Bureau


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Questionnaire 
for Building Permit Official

AGENCY: U.S. Census Bureau.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information

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collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public 
Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).

DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be submitted on 
or before January 21, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at jjessup@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions 
should be directed to Erica Filipek, U.S. Census Bureau, MCD, CENHQ 
Room 7K057, 4600 Silver Hill Road, Washington, DC 20233, telephone 
(301)763-5161 (or via the Internet at Erica.Mary.Filipek@census.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The U.S. Census Bureau plans to request an extension of the current 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) clearance of the Questionnaire 
for Building Permit Official (SOC-QBPO). The Census Bureau uses the 
Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) electronic questionnaire 
SOC-QBPO to collect information from state and local building permit 
officials on: (1) The types of permits they issue, (2) the length of 
time a permit is valid, (3) how they store permits, and (4) the 
geographic coverage of the permit system. We need this information to 
carry out the sampling for the Survey of Housing Starts, Sales, and 
Completions (OMB number 0607-0110), also known as Survey of 
Construction (SOC). The SOC provides widely used measures of 
construction activity, including the economic indicators Housing 
Starts, Housing Completions, and New Housing Sales.
    The current clearance of SOC-QBPO is scheduled to expire on May 31, 
2014. We will continue to use the current CAPI questionnaire without 
any revisions and are requesting approval of continual use of the 
existing questionnaire in the field. There are no revisions to the 
current questionnaire. The overall length of the interview and the 
sample size also will not change.

II. Method of Collection

    The Census Bureau uses its field representatives to obtain 
information on the operating procedures of a permit office using the 
SOC-QBPO. The field representative visits the permit office, conducts 
the interview, and completes this electronic form.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0607-0125.
    Form Number: SOC-QBPO.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: State and local Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 900.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 225 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost: The cost to the respondents is 
estimated to be $5,418 based on an average hourly salary of $24.08 for 
local government employees. This estimate was taken from the Census 
Bureau's Annual Survey of Government Employment for 2011.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    Legal Authority: Title 13, U.S.C., Section 182.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: November 15, 2013.
Glenna Mickelson,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-27868 Filed 11-20-13; 8:45 am]
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