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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

news

Stormwater and Floodplain Management Ordinance

2012 Stormwater Management Plan

Stormwater Quality Annual Report

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)

Contacts:

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

Don Gerkin, Senior Civil Engineer
Phone: 480-312-7903
E-mail: DGerkin@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

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

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


Need Help? 

Planning and Development Services
480-312-7800
P & D Online
PlanningInfo@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

 

Long Range Planning Department
480-312-7990
Long Range Planning

 

Current Planning Department
480-312-7000
Current Planning

 

Development Services Department / One Stop Shop
480-312-2500
One Stop Shop Online

 

Neighborhood Resources Department
480-312-3111
Neighorhood Resources

 

Plan Review
480-312-7080
Plan Review Info

 

Inspections
480-312-5750
Inspections Info

 

Records
480-312-2356
Records, Research & Reports