Department of Homeland Security April 29, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations
Document Number: 2014-09747
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
On January 16, 2008, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published in the Federal Register a proposed rule that included modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) for the locations at the intersection with IH 440 and at the confluence with Palarm Creek along the Arkansas River in Pulaski County, Arkansas. FEMA is no longer proposing these flood elevation determination changes along the Arkansas River as identified in the above-referenced rulemaking publication.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations for Dona Ana County, New Mexico and Incorporated Areas
Document Number: 2014-09746
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning proposed flood elevation determinations for Dona Ana County, New Mexico and Incorporated Areas.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for Prince George's County, Maryland, and Incorporated Areas
Document Number: 2014-09743
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its proposed notice concerning proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include the addition or modification of any Base Flood Elevation, base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps, and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study reports for Prince George's County, Maryland, and Incorporated Areas.
Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations for Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, and Incorporated Areas
Document Number: 2014-09736
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is withdrawing its proposed rule concerning proposed flood elevation determinations for Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, and Incorporated Areas.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-09734
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR Part 65). The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Inner Harbor Navigational Canal, New Orleans, LA
Document Number: 2014-09729
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the SR 46 (St. Claude Avenue) bridge across the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal, mile 0.5 (GIWW mile 6.2 East of Harvey Lock) in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. This deviation provides for the bridge to remain closed to navigation for 24 consecutive hours within an eight day window of opportunity to conduct scheduled maintenance to the drawbridge.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-09727
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice lists communities where the addition or modification of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations), as shown on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for each community, is appropriate because of new scientific or technical data. The FIRM, and where applicable, portions of the FIS report, have been revised to reflect these flood hazard determinations through issuance of a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR), in accordance with Title 44, Part 65 of the Code of Federal Regulations (44 CFR Part 65). The LOMR will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings. For rating purposes, the currently effective community number is shown in the table below and must be used for all new policies and renewals.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2014-09725
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
New or modified Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, and/or the regulatory floodway (hereinafter referred to as flood hazard determinations) as shown on the indicated Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for each of the communities listed in the table below are finalized. Each LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and in some cases the Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, currently in effect for the listed communities. The flood hazard determinations modified by each LOMR will be used to calculate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and their contents.
Safety Zone: Giants Enterprises Fireworks Display, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco, CA
Document Number: 2014-09722
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-29
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone in the navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay near AT&T Park in support of Giants Enterprises Fireworks Display on May 21, 2014. This safety zone is established to ensure the safety of participants and spectators from the dangers associated with pyrotechnics. Unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or remaining in the safety zone without permission of the Captain of the Port or his designated representative.