Natural Resources

Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan

Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan - Background

The Chelan County Planning Partnership, comprised of Chelan County and the cities of Cashmere, Chelan, Entiat, Leavenworth and Wenatchee, Fire Districts 1, 3, 5, 6, and 8, Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue, Cascadia Conservation District, Chelan County Flood Control Zone District, and Lake Chelan Reclamation District, updated the 2011 Chelan County Multi-Jurisdiction Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. The 2019 plan is a comprehensive document that evaluates and identifies natural hazards, potential risks from those hazards, and projects to mitigate for and respond to hazard events. The 2019 plan was approved by FEMA on December 10, 2019 and expires December 9, 2024.

2024 Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Update - Overview 

The Chelan County Planning Partnership, comprised of Chelan County and the cities of Cashmere, Chelan, Entiat, Leavenworth and Wenatchee, Fire Districts 1, 3, 5, 6, and 8, Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue, Cascadia Conservation District, Chelan County Flood Control Zone District, and Lake Chelan Reclamation District, is reconvening to update the 2019 Chelan County Multi-Jurisdiction Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. The plan is a comprehensive document that evaluates and identifies natural hazards, potential risks from those hazards, and projects to mitigate for and respond to hazard events. The planning process will also include an update to the Chelan County Community Wildfire Protection Plan. Click here for more information on this plan.

The planning process will include opportunities for public participation, including open houses and Steering Committee meetings. Information about these opportunities will be posted on this website.

Steering Committee

The Planning Partnership is currently seeking volunteers to serve on the Steering Committee. The Steering Committee will meet 6-8 times over the next year to guide the plan development process. Meeting agendas and summaries will be posted here. All meetings are open to the public and will be held at the Confluence Technology Center. For questions about the plan update or to be added to an email list and receive updates on the planning process, please contact Lisa Dowling.

2019 Chelan County Multi-Jurisdiction Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan

2018-2019 Steering Committee:

Meetings were held throughout the planning process. Please see below for meeting agendas and summaries.

June 12, 2018 Agenda Meeting Summary
July 19, 2018 Agenda Meeting Summary
August 21, 2018 Agenda Meeting Summary
September 20, 2018 Agenda Meeting Summary
October 18, 2018 Agenda Meeting Summary
November 15, 2018 Agenda Meeting Summary
January 10, 2019 Agenda Meeting Summary
February 14, 2019 Agenda Meeting Summary
May 30, 2019 Agenda Meeting Summary
June 24, 2019 Agenda Meeting Summary

 

2018 Updated Chelan County RIsk Maps Plan Documents

Shake Map-Cascadia M9.0 (2016)

Shake Map-Cascadia M7.2 

Liqufaction Susceptibility

Flood Boundaries

Deep-Seated Landslide Susceptilibilty

Shallow-Seated Landslide Susceptilibilty

 

 

2011 Plan and maps

County Maps

City Specific Maps

Posted: 02/12/2015 09:54 AM
Last Updated: 12/01/2023 01:01 PM

Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 27
    Mar 2024
    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Planning Commission - March 27, 2024

    Posted by: Community Development

    400 Douglas Street
  • 20
    Mar 2024
    06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    Connect with Chelan County: District 1 Meeting

    Posted by: Board Of County Commissioners

    The Chelan County team is coming to a community near you. In March commissioners and a variety of department directors will hold a series of community-led discussions in each of the three districts the commissioners represent.

    Wenatchee High School (new commons area)
  • 13
    Mar 2024
    06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

    Connect with Chelan County: District 3 Meeting

    Posted by: Board Of County Commissioners

    The Chelan County team is coming to a community near you. In March, Chelan County commissioners and a variety of department directors will hold a series of community-led discussions in each of the three districts commissioners represent.

    Chelan City Hall
  • 09
    Mar 2024
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    March Parenting Class - English and Spanish

    Posted by: Superior Court Clerk

    Supporting Children Through Divorce is a four-hour educational program designed to help parents focus on the needs of their children during and after divorce and separation.

    Chelan County Administration Building - Enter building from Douglas Street
  • 06
    Mar 2024
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Chelan County Civil Service Commission

    Posted by: Human Resources

    The Chelan County Civil Service Commission will be meeting on March 6, 2024.

    Chelan County Commissioners Office, meeting room No. 1