[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 115 (Wednesday, June 15, 2011)]
[Page 35006]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-14871]



Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2011-0016]

Recovery Policy RP9523.4, Demolition of Private Structures

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.


SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is accepting 
comments on Recovery Policy RP9523.4, Demolition of Private Structures.

DATES: Comments must be received by July 15, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Comments must be identified by docket ID FEMA-2011-0016 and 
may be submitted by one of the following methods:
    Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments. Please note that this proposed 
policy is not a rulemaking and the Federal Rulemaking Portal is being 
utilized only as a mechanism for receiving comments.
    Mail: Legislation, Regulations, & Policy Division, Office of Chief 
Counsel, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Room 835, 500 C Street, 
SW., Washington, DC 20472-3100.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amanda Brown, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, 
Amanda.Brown@dhs.gov, 202-646-3869.


I. Public Participation

    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and docket ID. Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or 
material, all submissions will be posted, without change, to the 
Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will 
include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting 
this information makes it public. You may wish to read the Privacy Act 
notice, which can be viewed by clicking on the ``Privacy Notice'' link 
in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov.
    You may submit your comments and material by the methods specified 
in the ADDRESSES section. Please submit your comments and any 
supporting material by only one means to avoid the receipt and review 
of duplicate submissions.
    Docket: The proposed policy is available in docket ID FEMA-2011-
0016. For access to the docket to read background documents or comments 
received, go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov and search for the docket ID. Submitted comments 
may also be inspected at FEMA, Office of Chief Counsel, Room 835, 500 C 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472.

II. Background

    This policy provides guidance in determining the eligibility of 
demolition of private structures under the provisions of the Public 
Assistance Program. FEMA proposes to include the removal of slabs and/
or foundations that were part of a demolished structure as an eligible 
demolition activity. This work is not eligible under FEMA's current 
    FEMA seeks comment on the proposed policy, which is available 
online at http://www.regulations.gov in docket ID FEMA-2011-0016. Based 
on the comments received, FEMA may make appropriate revisions to the 
proposed policy. Although FEMA will consider any comments received in 
the drafting of the final policy, FEMA will not provide a response to 
comments document. When or if FEMA issues a final policy, FEMA will 
publish a notice of availability in the Federal Register and make the 
final policy available at http://www.regulations.gov.

    Authority:  42 U.S.C. 5121-5207; 44 CFR part 206.

David J. Kaufman,
Director, Office of Policy and Program Analysis, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2011-14871 Filed 6-14-11; 8:45 am]