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FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Flood Hazard Mapping News Update

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FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) Flood Hazard Mapping News Update—courtesy of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ACSM)

November 19, 2010

 

Regarding Updated Versions
Appendix K: Format and Specifications for Flood Insurance Rate Maps and
Appendix L: Guidance for Preparing Digital Data and Flood Insurance Rate Map Databases

are Available for Review
 
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has developed a revised draft for Appendix K: Format and Specifications for Flood Insurance Rate Maps and Appendix L: Guidance for Preparing Digital Data and Flood Insurance Rate Map Databases of FEMA’s Guidelines and Specifications for Flood Hazard Mapping Partners.  Appendix K describes the updated standards for the graphic elements that are shown on Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).  Appendix L provides guidance and specifications for the preparation of preliminary and final FIRM Databases for FEMA.

 

The revised documents will be available for public review and comment through January 17, 2011.  The revised documents can be obtained via this http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=4398 http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=4399 for appendix L.
 

Written comments and suggestions via track changes or document comments may be submitted to FEMA electronically by sending an e-mail message to FEMAGS@Riskmapcds.com.  Alternatively, comments and suggestions may be mailed to the address below or transmitted by facsimile to the number below.  Please send all correspondence to the attention of:
 
Scott McAfee
FEMA Region IX
1111 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607
Fax:  510-627-7147 for Appendix K and L

 

 

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