Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan | Update

Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan to help Reduce Our Natural Hazard Risks

Floodplain Mitigation Plan
 Repetitive Loss Area Analysis
 Natural Floodplain Protection Plan

The below links are the City of Savannah's IMG_5241.JPGFlood Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Plan is part of an annual process being undertaken by the City that reduces flood insurance premiums by 25% for Savannah homeowners, and aids the City’s ongoing floodplain and storm water management efforts.

The purpose of the Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan is to assess current flood hazard conditions, including historically flooded areas and the most critical repetitively flooded properties, and to develop appropriate mitigation strategies for the City to consider in reducing or eliminating future flood losses. Upon completion of the plan, the City of Savannah intends to continue its aggressive floodplain management efforts by evaluating, targeting and applying for Federal grant funds to assist in the implementation of future flood hazard mitigation projects.

Because of the City of Savannah’s participation in this process, FEMA will reduce flood insurance premiums by 25% for all property owners insured through the National Flood Insurance Program.

The final Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan will be prepared and submitted for adoption by the City Council. The adopted plan will be a stand-alone document that will be utilized to update the Flood Hazard section of the Chatham County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Plan to provide greater focus and attention to the City of Savannah in reducing its current and future flood hazards.

Should you have any questions about Savannah’s Flood Hazard Mitigation Plan, please contact Tom McDonald, Development Service Administrator, at 912-651-6530, extension 1895.

Each year the City is required to update and post progress reports for the Floodplain Mitigation Plan and Repetitive Loss Area Analysis Plan.

Attach is a copy of our floodplain management plan's annual progress report on the Savannah Floodplain Management Plan adopted on August 6, 2015 and a copy of the annual progress report on the recommendations of the repetitive loss area analyses.
510 FMP 2016 Annual Progress Report Documentation_COS
510 FMP_2016_Annual_Progress_Actions | Activity_Report

Attach is the updated floodplain management plan or repetitive loss area analyses
510_RLAA_2016_Annual_Progress_Report