Hazard Mitigation Plan

The 2020 Luzerne County Hazard Mitigation Plan may be viewed below.                                                                                                                                The Plan was approved by FEMA and published on Sept. 8, 2020, after receiving favorable review by PEMA on Aug. 19, 2020.  On Sept. 10, 2020, the Luzerne County Planning Commission voted to recommend the Plan be adopted by County Council.  The Plan was adopted by the Luzerne County Council on Oct. 13, 2020.  As of Jan. 22, 2021- sixty-four (64) municipalities within Luzerne County have adopted the Plan.  Adoption of the Plan by municipalities renders those communities eligible to benefit from state/federal hazard mitigation grants, should any be sought, over the five (5) year-period commencing Sept. 8, 2020 and ending Sept. 7, 2025.  Any questions may be directed to (Matthew.Jones@LuzerneCounty.org). 

The 2014/2015 Luzerne County Hazard Mitigation Plan may be viewed below.