Federal Emergency Management Agency October 26, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2017-23253
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-26
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of any Base Flood Elevation (BFE), base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided to the affected communities. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report, once effective, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Wisconsin; Major Disaster and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2017-23251
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-26
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Wisconsin (FEMA-4343-DR), dated October 7, 2017, and related determinations.
Wisconsin; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-23249
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-26
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Wisconsin (FEMA-4343-DR), dated October 7, 2017, and related determinations.
Puerto Rico; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2017-23246
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-26
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA-3384-EM), dated September 5, 2017, and related determinations.
Puerto Rico; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2017-23245
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-26
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA-3391-EM), dated September 18, 2017, and related determinations.
Puerto Rico; Amendment No. 5 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-23243
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-26
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA-4336-DR), dated September 10, 2017, and related determinations.
Puerto Rico; Amendment No. 3 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration
Document Number: 2017-23241
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-26
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (FEMA-4339-DR), dated September 20, 2017, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Emergency and Related Determinations
Document Number: 2017-23240
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-26
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of an emergency for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-3392-EM), dated October 6, 2017, and related determinations.
Louisiana; Amendment No. 2 to Notice of an Emergency Declaration
Document Number: 2017-23238
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-26
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
This notice amends the notice of an emergency declaration for the State of Louisiana (FEMA-3392-EM), dated October 6, 2017, and related determinations.
Changes in Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2017-23230
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-26
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). 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.
Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2017-23228
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-26
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Comments are requested on proposed flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of any Base Flood Elevation (BFE), base flood depth, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundary or zone designation, or regulatory floodway on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding the preliminary FIRM, and where applicable, the FIS report that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has provided to the affected communities. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report, once effective, will be used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents of those buildings.
Final Flood Hazard Determinations
Document Number: 2017-23227
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-10-26
Agency: Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security
Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings.