[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 234 (Thursday, December 7, 2017)]
[Pages 57771-57772]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-26334]



Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2017-0002]

Final Flood Hazard Determinations

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Final notice.


SUMMARY: 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 

DATES: The date of March 6, 2018 has been established for the FIRM and, 
where applicable, the supporting FIS report showing the new or modified 
flood hazard information for each community.

ADDRESSES: The FIRM, and if applicable, the FIS report containing the 
final flood hazard information for each community is available for 
inspection at the respective Community Map Repository address listed in 
the tables below and will be available online through the FEMA Map 
Service Center at https://msc.fema.gov by the date indicated above.

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) 
patrick.sacbibit@fema.dhs.gov; or visit the FEMA Map Information 
eXchange (FMIX) online at https://www.floodmaps.fema.gov/fhm/fmx_main.html.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency 
(FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the new or 
modified flood hazard information for each community listed. 
Notification of these changes has been published in newspapers of local 
circulation and 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 notice 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 new or revised FIRM and FIS report available at the address 
cited below for each community or online through the FEMA Map Service 
Center at https://msc.fema.gov.
    The flood hazard determinations are made final in the watersheds 
and/or communities listed in the table below.

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ``Flood 

    Dated: November 2, 2017.
Roy E. Wright,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation, Department 
of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency.

                                             Community map repository
               Community                             address
            DeSoto County, Mississippi and Incorporated Areas
                         Docket No.: FEMA-B-1655
Town of Walls..........................  Town Hall, 9087 Nail Road,
                                          Walls, MS 38680.
Unincorporated Areas of DeSoto County..  DeSoto County Geographic
                                          Information Systems, 365
                                          Losher Street, Suite 350,
                                          Hernando, MS 38632.

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[FR Doc. 2017-26334 Filed 12-6-17; 8:45 am]