48 CFR § 26.202-1 - Local area set-aside.
(a) The contracting officer, in consultation with the requirements office, shall define the specific geographic area for the local set-aside.
(b) A major disaster or emergency area may span counties in several contiguous States. The set-aside area need not include all the counties in the declared disaster/emergency area(s), but cannot go outside it.
(c) The contracting officer shall also determine whether a local area set-aside should be further restricted to small business concerns in the set-aside area (see Part 19).