Floodplain Administration

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

Watershed  Project Status
Alamo 3rd Open House: end of year 2018
Arroyo Chico Tucson Arroyo - Arroyo Chico Phase 2B Increment 3
Christmas Existing Conditions Report completed (July 2018), next phase to begin soon will include proposed Alternatives assessment.
Ruthrauff Ruthrauff Basin Management Plan Approved by Mayor & Council Oct. 24, 2017
Silvercroft El Rio Golf Flood Mitigation Project is rescheduled for May-June 2019, intended to help reduce flood conditions downstream of golf course.

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. The new ordinance changes apply to all new floodplain use permit applications starting on September 8, 2016.


Tucson Flood or Erosion Questions?