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Outreach Projects

The information contained within the Flood Hazard Prevention Guide is offered to help protect your property and reduce potential losses due to flooding. The City of Austell is dedicated to assisting our residents and businesses to reduce the hazardous effects of flooding in our community.

The Flood Hazard Prevention Guide is mailed annual to approximately 160 property owners whose structure is located within the Special Flood Hazard Area or their property is within close proximity to the Special Flood Hazard Area.

Topics include:

  • Flood Hazard and Warning System
  • Flood Insurance and Protective Measures
  • Flood Insurance Rate Map
  • Flood Safety
  • Elevation Certificates
  • Substantial Improvement Requirements
  • Floodplain Development Permit Requirements
  • Technical Assistance

Links and Documents

2017 Flood Hazard Prevention Guide