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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.

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

2015 Stormwater Management Plan

Stormwater Quality Annual Report

Wash Maintenance Brochure (PDF 14Mb)

Policy changes regarding freeboard in AO Flood Zones

FEMA Updating Flood Insurance Rate Maps

New Lowest Floor and FEMA Certification Requirements (effective July 6, 2009)

Contact Information

Ashley Couch
Stormwater Manger
P: 480-312-4317

Richard Anderson
Senior Civil Engineer
P: 480-312-2729

Nerijus Baronas
Senior Stormwater Engineer
P: 480-312-7072

Rob Henderson
Drainage Inspector
P: 480-312-7278