2024-2029 Howard County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan 

This Plan seeks to reduce the County's human, social, environmental, and economic loss from future natural disasters. The Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan (NHMP) seeks to develop practical planning solutions for the variety of hazards that pose a risk to Howard County. 

View the Draft of the Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan


2024-2029 Flood Mitigation Plan 

This Plan is a deeper dive into flood-related risks and hazards. 

View the Draft of the Flood Mitigation Plan

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Please fill out this Feedback Form with any comments, critiques, or suggestions you might have to help us improve the Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan or Flood Mitigation Plan. 

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Public Meeting Dates and Summaries

The next public meeting will be held on March 22, 2023 at the Harriet Tubman Cultural Center in Columbia, MD from 4 PM to 5 PM. Then a fully virtual public meeting will follow on March 29, 2023 from 12 PM to 1 PM. Please use this link to register. 

November 17, 2022 Public Meeting at Gary J. Arthur Community Center View Summary 


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