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Planning for Natural Hazards: Oregon Tech. Resource Guide (2000)
This document is designed to help local governments strengthen the natural hazards element of their comprehensive land use plans. The guide provides information on how to identify, plan, and implement programs to address floods, landslides, wildfires, seismic, and coastal hazards. It is designed to be a useful tool for city clerks, planners, emergency managers, planning commissioners, elected officials, and residents. It provides information for communities to help implement both regulatory and non-regulatory programs to minimize the impact of natural hazards.
Download the chapters (pdf) by clicking on the appropriate link below. Some of these files are quite large. If you have trouble downloading or printing a file, please contact Chris Shirley for a print or CD copy.
Introduction - Letter from the Director of the Department of Land Conservation and Development (626Kb)
Chapter 1 - Comprehensive Plan Review (1151 Kb)
Chapter 2 - Key Elements of a Comprehensive Plan (2331 Kb)
Chapter 3 - Legal Issues Guide (1751 Kb)
Chapter 4 - Flood Technical Resource Guide (2523 Kb)
Chapter 5 - Landslide Technical Resource Guide (1557 Kb)
Chapter 6 - Coastal Technical Resource Guide (2110 Kb)
Chapter 7 - Wildfire Technical Resource Guide (4983 Kb)
Chapter 8 - Seismic Technical Resource Guide (434 Kb)
Appendix A - Relevant Statewide Goals (cover page) (25 Kb)
Goal 2 (166 Kb)
Goal 7 (54 Kb)
Goal 17 (227 Kb)
Goal 18 (152 Kb)
Appendix B - Contacts (34 Kb)
Appendix C - Tools (55 Kb)

The guide was prepared with assistance of the Community Planning Workshop at the University of Oregon.

Report on the Implementation of Senate Bill 12 (1999)
Please go here.

Chronic Coastal Hazards Model Overlay (1998)
Please go here.