Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services strives to follow policies and principles set forth by the Charlotte City Council, Mecklenburg County Board of County Commissioners, and other local elected bodies. These policies and principles include long-range water quality and quantity management planning.
Storm Water Services has also created strategic plans to guide internal efforts related to ranking infrastructure improvement needs, restoring watersheds and surface water quality, working with private developers and contractors, and reducing vulnerability to flood damage.
Risk Assessment/Risk Reduction Plan (2012)
Risk Assessment/Risk Reduction executive summary (five page summary of the formal Plan)
Describes the process for determining flood risks and appropriate mitigation techniques for individual properties
Mecklenburg County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan (2010)
Assesses risks and provides a community plan of action to protect lives in the event of a natural disaster