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Leelanau County 2023 Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan - Submitted to Michigan State Police/FEMA for review

1/10/2024 Letter from FEMA - Plan approved pending receipt of local adoptions

Meetings and Documentation

Hazard Mitigation work meetings and documentation will be posted here as they become available. All meetings are open to the public. 

Leelanau County Local Emergency Planning Committee/ Local Planning Team (LEPC/LPT) meets in person at: Leelanau County Office of Emergency Management/9-1-1,  8525 E. Government Center Drive, Suttons Bay, Michigan 49682

Update Process
Phase I: Data collection and community survey (The survey results were used to inform the development of the Plan.)

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.


The professionals at Networks Northwest help our City Council, Planning Commission, and staff make thoughtful decisions to ensure our community is sustainable and resilient for many years to come.
- Mark Heydlauff, Charlevoix City Manager