Integrating Hazard Mitigation and Land Use Planning
Related Information | Contact Information
DCA“s Office of Planning and Environmental Management used grant funds from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development Disaster Recovery Enhancement Fund (DREF) for activities and products intended to help local governments prepare for future disaster mitigation and resilience. These activities focused on disaster mitigation education and promoting consistency between local plan documents for hazard mitigation and for land use. Tools and recommendations for achieving this consistency are provided in the reports, below.
Community Plan Analysis Reports
Bartow County and Cities
Bibb County and Cities
Burke County and Cities
Carroll County and Cities
Crawford County and Cities
DeKalb County and Cities
Douglas County and Cities
Emanuel County and Cities
Floyd County and Cities
Fulton County and Cities
Glynn County and Cities
Jefferson County and Cities
Jenkins County and Cities
Johnson County and Cities
Laurens County and Cities
McIntosh County and Cities
Polk County and Cities
Truetlen County and Cities
Twiggs County and Cities
Wilkinson County and Cities
Other Information and Resources
MODEL CODE: Hazard Mitigation Supplement .pdf / .doc
The Model Code provides Georgia's local governments a set of relatively simple tools, both old and new, they can use to address land use and development issues in their communities. Using DREF funds, DCA has produced
this Hazard Mitigation Supplement to DCA's Model Code. It includes a variety of modifications to the basic Model Code, above, that enhance the basic document's focus on this issue. For more information about DCA's Model Code click here.
BEST PRACTICES GUIDEBOOK: Community Disaster Resilience (pdf)
Disaster Resilient Building Construction (DRBC) Appendices
Community Planning Institute: Principles for Integrating Planning for Hazard Mitigation and Land Use
The Community Planning Institute is a training program for Georgia's local planning commissioners, elected officials and staff. It educates participants on management practices for land use, growth and development, and water resources. This presentation is a component of that training produced using DREF funds. For more information about the Community Planning Institute click here.
For more information about Planning and Environmental Management, please contact the Office
of Planning and Environmental Management at 404-679-5279.
Georgia Department of Community Affairs
60 Executive Park South, N.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30329-2231