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FEMA Presents New Flood Maps for Review

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has presented a new Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report for Frederick County public review and comment. The review period of the preliminary data closes Oct. 31, 2018. The review period provides the community, officials and citizens in the affected communities with an opportunity to identify changes or corrections to non-technical information, such as corporate limits, road names, and stream names on the FIRM or in the FIS report. A 90-day appeal period will begin to review technical information such as flood elevations, base flood depths…

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