City Council Tags Proposed Amendments to Chapter 19 Floodplain Ordinance

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On Tuesday, March 27th, City Council tagged proposed amendments to the Chapter 19 Floodplain ordinance.

Houston’s current code only applies to property in the 100-year floodplain and protects one foot above 100-year flood elevation. The proposed revisions would include property in the 500-year floodplain and protect two feet above 500-year flood elevation.

 

Read Chapter 19 Floodplain Summary

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