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
newsStormwater and Floodplain Management Ordinance
Wash Maintenance Brochure (pdf/14mb/12pp)FEMA Updating Flood Insurance Rate Maps
New Lowest Floor and FEMA Certification Requirements (effective 07-06-2009)