[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 52 (Monday, March 20, 2017)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 14334-14336]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-05452]



Federal Emergency Management Agency

44 CFR Part 67

[Docket ID FEMA-2016-0002]

Final Flood Elevation Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Final rule.


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 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: Rick Sacbibit, Chief, Engineering 
Services Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 
400 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646-7659, or (email) 
[email protected]; or visit the FEMA Map Information 
eXchange (FMIX) online at www.floodmaps.fema.gov/fhm/fmx_main.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency 
(FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the modified 
BFEs for

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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 Insurance and 
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. FEMA has reviewed this final 
rule for purposes of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 
U.S.C. 4321 et seq.) and has determined that this action will not have 
a significant effect on the human environment. This action is covered 
by categorical exclusions A4 and A7 identified in FEMA Instruction 108-
1-1 and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Instruction 023-01-001-
01, Appendix A.
    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 
    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.

    Dated: December 21, 2016.
Roy E. Wright,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation, Department 
of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
    Accordingly, 44 CFR part 67 is amended as follows:


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]

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

                                                                      * Elevation in
                                                                      feet (NGVD) +
                                                                    Elevation in feet
                                                                    (NAVD) # Depth in
           Flooding source(s)              Location of referenced   feet above ground     Communities affected
                                                 elevation              [supcaret]
                                                                       Elevation in
                                                                       meters (MSL)
                                Tazewell County, Illinois and Incorporated Areas
                                             Docket No.: FEMA-B-1120
Bull Run Creek.........................  Approximately 900 feet                  +655  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          upstream of the Prairie                       Tazewell County, Village
                                          Creek confluence.                             of Morton.
                                         At the upstream side of                 +680
                                          Idlewood Street extended.
Dempsey Creek..........................  Approximately 1.4 miles                 +541  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          upstream of the Farm                          Tazewell County.
                                          Creek confluence.
                                         Approximately 2.56 miles                +603
                                          upstream of the Farm
                                          Creek confluence.
Farm Creek.............................  Approximately 770 feet                  +740  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          upstream of the railroad                      Tazewell County.
                                         At the downstream side of               +742
                                          Diebel Road.
Fond Du Lac Creek......................  At the Farm Creek                       +492  City of East Peoria,
                                          confluence.                                   Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Tazewell County.
                                         At the downstream side of               +508
                                          East Washington Street
                                          (State Route 8).
Illinois River.........................  At the upstream side of                 +454  City of Pekin,
                                          Mason Road extended.                          Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Tazewell County.
                                         Approximately 1,950 feet                +457
                                          upstream of State Route
Lick Creek.............................  Approximately 480 feet                  +472  City of Pekin.
                                          downstream of Parkway
                                         Approximately 680 feet                  +476
                                          upstream of Parkway
Mackinaw Creek.........................  Approximately 0.97 mile                 +588  Village of Mackinaw.
                                          downstream of Dee Mac
                                          Road (County Highway 6).
                                         Approximately 0.78 mile                 +591
                                          downstream of Dee Mac
                                          Road (County Highway 6).
Prairie Creek..........................  Approximately 0.49 mile                 +648  Unincorporated Areas of
                                          downstream of the Bull                        Tazewell County.
                                          Run Creek confluence.
                                         Approximately 650 feet                  +657
                                          downstream of Farm Road.
School Creek...........................  At the Farm Creek                       +496  City of East Peoria,
                                          confluence.                                   Unincorporated Areas of
                                                                                        Tazewell County.

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                                         Approximately 0.91 mile                 +640
                                          upstream of Gravel Pit
                                          Access Road.
* National Geodetic Vertical Datum.
+ North American Vertical Datum.
# Depth in feet above ground.
[supcaret] Mean Sea Level, rounded to the nearest 0.1 meter.
City of East Peoria
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 100 South Main Street, East Peoria, IL 61611.
City of Pekin
Maps are available for inspection at City Hall, 111 South Capitol Street, Pekin, IL 61554.
Unincorporated Areas of Tazewell County
Maps are available for inspection at McKenzie Building, 11 South 4th Street, 4th Floor, Pekin, IL 61554.
Village of Mackinaw
Maps are available for inspection at Village Hall, 100 East Fast Avenue, Mackinaw, IL 61755.
Village of Morton
Maps are available for inspection at Village Hall, 120 North Main Street, Morton, IL 61550.

[FR Doc. 2017-05452 Filed 3-17-17; 8:45 am]