Pursuant to the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 and North Carolina Senate Bill 300 which was passed in 2001, Orange County prepared and adopted a multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan with the Town of Carrboro and Town of Hillsborough. In accordance with federal regulations which requires plans to be updated every five years, an updated plan was later adopted by the participating jurisdictions. The Orange County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update received final FEMA approval July 14, 2010.
The 2010 Orange County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update is available in PDF format. Choose the following documents to access specific sections of the plan.
The counties of Alamance, Durham, and Orange, in coordination with their participating municipal jurisdictions, prepared a regional hazard mitigation plan that covers the three-county "Eno-Haw" area. The Eno-Haw Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan identifies local policies and actions to reduce risk from natural hazards such as floods, severe storms, wildfires, and winter weather. It builds upon the separate hazard mitigation plans initially prepared in each county including the 2010 Orange County Hazard Mitigation Plan Update.
The final draft of the 2015 Eno-Haw Regional Mitigation Plan and additional information regarding the plan can be found on the Plans page.
Questions about the plan should be directed to Ashley Moncado, Special Projects Planner, by email or by phone at 919-245-2589.