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Charlevoix County

2023 Hazard Mitigation Plan 

Networks Northwest will assist the Charlevoix County Office of Emergency Management with updating the County's 2016 Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan.

Community Survey

An online survey is currently open to obtain input from community members on past hazard mitigation projects/events, current concerns regarding hazard mitigation and preparedness, and potential hazard mitigation strategies.

Meetings and Documentation

Natural Hazard work-related meeting dates, times, and presentation materials will be posted here as they become available.  All Charlevoix County Local Emergency Planning Committee meetings are open to the public and are held at 12:00 p.m. at the Shirley Roloff Center-Committee Room, 13513 Division St. Charlevoix, MI 49720  unless otherwise stated.  Please contact Sienna Wenz, Charlevoix County Emergency Managment Coordinator, if you would like to attend an LEPC meeting via Zoom instead of in person.

HM Plan Meetings
LEPC 8/15/2022  Presentation
LEPC 11/21/2022




Update Process
Phase I: Data collection and community survey

Phase II: Hazard identification and risk assessment

Phase III: Review and update hazard mitigation goals, priority areas, and implementation strategies.

Phase IV: Draft plan public comment period. Post the plan electronically and meet with the public for comments.  Incorporate feedback from the public review period and make final edits to the plan.

Phase V: Plan Adoption. Facilitate the plan adoption process with the County Board of Commissioners and local officials.

Drafts for Review:


Networks Northwest always proves to be a valued resource for our local government planning efforts. No organization does a better job of convening partners, promoting collaboration, and reporting on the data than does Networks Northwest

Ty Wessell, Leelanau County Commissioner