Planning is a powerful way for your community to protect its people and property by taking proactive steps—like preventing growth in hazardous areas—that ultimately safeguards your community and its financial resources. For example, well-planned development is less likely to force costly evacuations or to lead to damaged community infrastructure.
Below is a menu of planning options.
Creating a community master plan that outlines your community's general land use goals and priorities.
Creating a multi-hazard mitigation plan that describes what hazards your community faces, and what it plans to do about them.
Creating risk mitigation strategies that provide a more detailed look at your hazards and the specific ways that your community can work to protect itself from them.
Creating a multi-objective management plan