Hazard Mitigation Planning
The Macomb County Hazard Mitigation Plan 2015-2020 identifies those natural and man-caused hazards that pose a threat to the community, ranks them based on their potential threat to the people and economy, and recommends mitigation projects to eliminate or reduce their impact. This County Plan has been approved by both the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management/Homeland Security Division.
The Macomb County Hazard Mitigation Plan 2015-2020 addresses those 27 hazards of concern to Macomb County and its communities. You are welcome to review the plan and submit comments via the comment form by clicking the button on the right labeled "Questions/Comments". The 27 threats identified in this plan are as follows:
Civil Disturbances; Drought; Earthquakes; Energy Emergencies; Extreme Temperatures; Structural Fires; Wildfires; Dam Failures; River/Urban Flooding; Shoreline Flooding/Erosion; Hazardous Materials Incidents-Fixed Sites; Hazardous Materials Incidents-Transportation; Infrastructure Failure; Nuclear Attack; Nuclear Power Plant Accidents; Oil and Gas Well Accidents; Petroleum and Natural Gas Pipeline Accidents; Public Health Emergencies; Sabotage/Terrorism; Subsidence; Hail Storms; Lightening; Severe Winds; Tornadoes; Transportation Accidents; Ice and Sleet Storms; and Snow Storms.
The 2010-2015 Macomb County Hazard Mitigation Plan finished a complete review and update in 2014 and was approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Michigan State Police/Emergency Management & Homeland Security Division. All political jurisdictions within the County had assisted with the review and update as the plan pertained to them.
Public input is always welcome. The approved version of the 2015-2020 Plan has been placed on this website and is ready for public review and comment. If you have any comments that you would like to register regarding the 2015-2020 Plan, please feel free to do so at the "Questions/Comments" link. The 2015-2020 Plan has been reviewed and approved by Macomb County and all of the 25 local jurisdictions included under the plan in the Spring of 2015.
The Hazard Mitigation Plan - Full Document is a large file.
Hazard Mitigation Plan 2015-2020 - Full Document (8.6MB)