[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 21 (Thursday, January 31, 2013)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 6743-6745]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-02072]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 67

[Docket ID FEMA-2013-0002]


Final Flood Elevation Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: Base (1% annual-chance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and modified 
BFEs are made final for the communities listed below. The BFEs and 
modified BFEs are the basis for the floodplain management measures that 
each 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 date of issuance of the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) 
showing

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BFEs and modified BFEs for each community. This date may be obtained by 
contacting the office where the maps are available for inspection as 
indicated in the table below.

ADDRESSES: The final 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: Luis Rodriguez, Chief, Engineering 
Management Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, 
Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 
20472, (202) 646-4064, or (email) Luis.Rodriguez3@fema.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency 
(FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the modified 
BFEs for each community listed. These modified elevations have been 
published in newspapers of local circulation and ninety (90) days have 
elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Associate Administrator for 
Mitigation has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification.
    This final rule is issued in accordance with section 110 of the 
Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR part 
67. FEMA has developed criteria for floodplain management in floodprone 
areas in accordance with 44 CFR part 60.
    Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to 
review the proof Flood Insurance Study and FIRM available at the 
address cited below for each community. The BFEs and modified BFEs are 
made final in the communities listed below. Elevations at selected 
locations in each community are shown.
    National Environmental Policy Act. This final 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 final 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 final rule involves no 
policies that have federalism implications under Executive Order 13132.
    Executive Order 12988, Civil Justice Reform. This final 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 amended as follows:

PART 67--[AMENDED]

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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.  67.11  [Amended]

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2. The tables published under the authority of Sec.  67.11 are amended 
as follows:

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                                                                      * Elevation in
                                                                      feet (NGVD) +
                                                                    Elevation in feet
                                                                     (NAVD) 
           Flooding source(s)              Location of referenced     Depth in feet      Communities  affected
                                                 elevation             above ground
                                                                    [caret] Elevation
                                                                     in meters (MSL)
                                                                         modified
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                                   Allen County, Ohio, and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1192
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Auglaize River.........................  Approximately 0.7 mile                 + 909  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          downstream of Greely                          Allen County.
                                          Chapel Road.
                                         Approximately 750 feet                 + 965
                                          upstream of Faulkner
                                          Road.
Dug Run................................  At the Ottawa River                    + 780  City of Lima,
                                          confluence.                                   Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Allen County.
                                         Approximately 100 feet                 + 827
                                          downstream of North
                                          Cable Road.
Dug Run Tributary......................  At the Dug Run confluence              + 813  Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Allen County.
                                         At the downstream side of              + 823
                                          Eastown Road.
Flat Fork Creek........................  Approximately 0.4 mile                 + 762  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          downstream of East 7th                        Allen County.
                                          Street.
                                         Approximately 0.6 mile                 + 776
                                          upstream of State
                                          Highway 66 (Spencerville
                                          Avenue).
Freed Ditch............................  At the Little Ottawa                   + 867  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          River confluence.                             Allen County, Village of
                                                                                        Fort Shawnee.
                                         Approximately 1,600 feet               + 870
                                          upstream of the Little
                                          Ottawa River confluence.
Hog Creek..............................  At the Ottawa River                    + 900  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          confluence.                                   Allen County.
                                         At the downstream side of              + 924
                                          County Highway 15
                                          (Hardin Road).
Jennings Creek.........................  Approximately 400 feet                 + 760  City of Delphos,
                                          downstream of Pohlman                         Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Road.                                         Allen County.
                                         Approximately 200 feet                 + 760
                                          upstream of Pohlman Road.

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Little Ottawa River....................  At the Ottawa River                    + 827  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          confluence.                                   Allen County, Village of
                                                                                        Fort Shawnee.
                                         Approximately 0.8 mile                 + 881
                                          upstream of Hume Road.
Little Riley Creek.....................  At the upstream side of                + 820  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Columbus Grove Bluffton                       Allen County.
                                          Road.
                                         Approximately 150 feet                 + 820
                                          upstream of Columbus
                                          Grove Bluffton Road.
Lost Creek.............................  At the Ottawa River                    + 863  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          confluence.                                   Allen County.
                                         At the downstream side of              + 928
                                          Cool Road.
Lost Creek Tributary...................  At the downstream side of              + 875  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          State Highway 117/309.                        Allen County.
                                         Approximately 50 feet                  + 875
                                          upstream of State
                                          Highway 117/309.
Ottawa River...........................  Approximately 1.1 miles                + 767  City of Lima,
                                          downstream of Lincoln                         Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Highway.                                      Allen County, Village of
                                                                                        Elida.
                                         At the Hog Creek                       + 900
                                          confluence.
Pike Run...............................  At the Ottawa River                    + 769  City of Lima,
                                          confluence.                                   Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Allen County.
                                         Approximately 300 feet                 + 829
                                          downstream of Knollwood
                                          Drive.
Sugar Creek............................  Approximately 1.2 miles                + 776  City of Lima,
                                          downstream of Hookwaltz                       Unincorporated Areas of
                                          Road.                                         Allen County.
                                         At the downstream side of              + 881
                                          Phillips Road.
Unnamed tributary No. 3 to Little        Approximately 1,500 feet               + 835  Unincorporated Areas of
 Ottawa River.                            upstream of the Little                        Allen County, Village of
                                          Ottawa River confluence.                      Fort Shawnee.
                                         Approximately 0.5 mile                 + 839
                                          upstream of the Little
                                          Ottawa River confluence.
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* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
 Depth in feet above ground.
[caret] Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
 
                                                    ADDRESSES
 
City of Delphos
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 608 North Canal Street, Delphos, OH 45833.
 
City of Lima
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 50 Town Square, Lima, OH 45801.
 
Unincorporated Areas of Allen County
Maps are available for inspection at the Allen County Courthouse, 301 North Main Street, Lima, OH 45802.
 
Village of Elida
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 200 West Main Street, Elida, OH 45807.
 
Village of Fort Shawnee
Maps are available for inspection at the Village Hall, 2050 West Breese Road, Fort Shawnee, OH 45806.
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(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 
Insurance.'')

James A. Walke,
Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of 
Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2013-02072 Filed 1-30-13; 8:45 am]
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