Federal Register: December 5, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 234)
DOCID: FR Doc 03-30291
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Federal Emergency Management Agency
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice and request for comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has submitted the following proposed information collection to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3507).
Title: Residential Basement Floodproofing Certificate.
Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection.
OMB Number: 16600033.
Abstract: FEMA Form 8178 is only used in communities that have
been granted an exception by FEMA to allow the construction of flood
proof residential basements in Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHAs).
Homeowners must have a registered professional engineer or architect
complete FEMA Form 8178 for development or inspection of structural
design basements and certify that the basement design and methods of
construction are in accordance with floodplain management ordinances.
In any case homeowners are responsible for the fees involved with these
services. Homeowners also provide FEMA Form 8178 to their insurance
agent to receive discounted flood insurance under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Number of Respondents: 50.
Estimated Time Per Respondent: 3.25 hrs.
Estimated Total Annual Burden: 163 hrs.
Frequency of Response: On Occasions.
Comments: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to email address firstname.lastname@example.org or facsimile number (202) 3957285 within 30 days of the date of this notice.
Agency information collection activities; proposals, submissions, and approvals,
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection should be made to Muriel B. Anderson, Chief, Records Management Branch, Information Resources Management Division, Information Technology Services Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security 500 C Street, SW., Room 316, Washington, DC 20472. Facsimile number (202) 6463347, or email address InformationCollections@fema.gov.
Dated: November 28, 2003.
Muriel B. Anderson,
Acting Division Director, Information Resources Management Division, Information Technology Services Directorate.
[FR Doc. 0330291 Filed 12403; 8:45 am]
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