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Floodplain Regulation Change Webinar July 16th

The City will be hosting a webinar to discuss rule changes for Ann Arbor properties in the floodplain. Stormwater and Floodplain Programs Coordinator Jerry Hancock will provide an overview of proposed regulation changes establishing higher building standards within the floodplain with the intent of minimizing public and private losses due to flooding.


Floodplain Webinar

Thursday July 16, 2020 5:30PM www.a2gov.org/floodplains


Link to join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device.

https://a2gov.zoom.us/j/99897934373?pwd=Zjlodk1jNlVlU05QVE5GVFBEeDJIdz09#success

Password: 128174

To join by phone:

(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

  • US: 213.338.8477

  • 206.337.9723

  • 888.788.0099 (Toll Free) 

  • 877.853.5247 (Toll Free)

Webinar ID: 998-9793-​4373



The changes are proposed in a new Floodplain Management Overlay Zoning District. This district would be added to Chapter 55 – the Ann Arbor Unified Development Code. The proposed district includes all lots in and within 50 feet of the floodplain. These lots will be subject to the floodplain management regulations and restrictions in addition to other existing zoning and development regulations.


Participants can submit questions which will be answered live during the webinar. For the meeting link, as well as additional information on the project, please visit www.a2gov.org/floodplains



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