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Stormwater and Floodplain Management

The purpose of Stormwater and Floodplain Management is to protect the health and welfare of the public from the impacts of flooding by promoting sound floodplain management and the development and maintenance of a cost effective and efficient citywide drainage system.

Floodplain Management - Drainage concerns, ordinances, the design standards and policies manual, Homeowner's guide, FAQ's, and information on severe weather warnings.

Stormwater Quality Program - This program is an effort to minimize pollutants found in our stormwater and affecting our washes and to comply with federal requirements for stormwater quality.

Drainage Report Resources - Information to assist engineers in the preparation of drainage reports per City of Scottsdale standards.

Elevation Certificates - An Elevation Certificate is a form that is used by the NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program) to provide supplemental information to that found on a FIRM (Flood Insurance Rate Map).

Flood Insurance Rate Maps - View flood plain boundary maps to determine flood insurance requirements for properties within the City of Scottsdale.

Report a Flood Tool - Developed by the Flood Control District of Maricopa County


FEMA Information

National Flood Insurance Program

Flood Insurance Publications


Stormwater and Floodplain Management Ordinance

2012 Stormwater Management Plan

Stormwater Quality Annual Report

Wash Maintenance Brochure (pdf/14mb/12pp)

Policy changes regarding freeboard in AO Flood Zones  

FEMA Updating Flood Insurance Rate Maps

New Lowest Floor and FEMA Certification Requirements (effective 07-06-2009)


Ashley Couch, Stormwater Manager
Phone: 480-312-4317
Email: ACouch@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

Richard Anderson, Senior Civil Engineer
Phone: 480-312-2729
E-mail: RiAnderson@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

Nerijus Baronas, Stormwater Engineer
Phone: 480-312-7072
E-mail: NBaronas@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

Greg Toth, Senior Stormwater Hydrologist
Phone: 480-312-7055
E-mail: GToth@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

Rob Henderson, Drainage Inspector
Phone: 480-312-7278
E-mail: RHenderson@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

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