Floodplain Administration

City of Tucson Flood and Erosion Hazard Mitigation Projects (Being Updated)

Watershed  Project Status
Alamo Existing Conditions & Alternatives Reports completed, LOMR being processed
Arroyo Chico Tucson Arroyo - Arroyo Chico Phase 2B Increment 3 - 90% plans being reviewed
Christmas Existing Conditions Report completed (July 2018), Alternatives Analysis under review, preliminary draft Final Report being prepared.
Ruthrauff Ruthrauff Basin Management Plan Approved by Mayor & Council Oct. 24, 2017
Silvercroft El Rio Golf Flood Mitigation Project Open House Ward 1 Office 5MAR20, scheduled to start April 1, 2020

Tucson Floodplain Management Plan and Updated Floodplain Ordinance

The City of Tucson Mayor and Council adopted the revised Floodplain Ordinance and Tucson Floodplain Management Plan on August 9, 2016. The updated Floodplain Ordinance (Tucson Code Chapter 26 Article 1) went into effect on September 8, 2016. Floodplain Management Plan Committee Annual meetings for 2020 include formal FMP Update and a Floodplain Ordinance Revision. The fifth and final FMP meeting will be held Monday, June 29, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. to noon. Public will have access to the draft proposed update/revision for feedback prior to re-adoption in Fall 2020. If you would like an invitation to the meeting or have questions please contact TucsonFloodErosionInfo@tucsonaz.gov


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