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Flood Insurance
Updated Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form
June 21, 2006

Summary: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued the attached revised Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form, which includes a new Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number and a revised expiration date of October 31, 2008. The form's format and content have not changed. The updated form must be used beginning July 1, 2006.

  • FDIC-supervised banks must use FEMA's Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form when determining whether a building or mobile home offered as security for a loan will be located in a Special Flood Hazard Area. This requirement is pursuant to the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 and FDIC regulations (12 CFR 339.6).
  • The updated Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form, with the new OMB control number and expiration date, must be used after June 30, 2006.
  • The revised form and instructions are attached to this letter and may also be accessed through FEMA's Web site: http://www.fema.gov/business/nfip/sfhdform.shtm.

FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Suggested Routing:
Chief Executive Officer
Compliance Officer

Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form (OMB No. 1660-0040, Expires October 31, 2008) - PDF 148k (PDF Help)

Mira Marshall, Sr. Policy Analyst (Compliance), at mmarshall@fdic.gov or 202-898-3912

Printable Format:
FIL-51-2006 - PDF 26k (PDF Help)

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Last Updated 06/21/2006 communications@fdic.gov

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