Individual Initial Public Notice
Notification is hereby given to the public of the intent of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide assistance to the city of Columbia, SC, for the repair of the Bentley Drive Sewer Line located in Richland County, South Carolina, which was damaged during the flooding event of October 2015.
Due to its location in the floodplain, this project is susceptible to future damages from flooding. Under the President’s Executive Order 11988, Floodplain Management, FEMA is required to review the restoration of these facilities for opportunities to relocate it out of the floodplain or to minimize future damage from flooding. Public comment is invited on possible alternatives to these actions, methods to protect this facility and on whether this facility should be restored at all.
Interested persons may obtain information about this action and its specific location by calling (803) 545-3201 or emailing [email protected] between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Comments about this project and the application of the Floodplain Management Executive Order to it should be submitted in writing to Missy Caughman at the above address by January 30, 2019. This public notice will also serve as the final public notice provided there are no questions or concerns regarding this project.
|Road to Recovery Annual Report|
Status of Recovery One Year After the Historic Flood Events in October 2015
To view information about the Columbia Flood Recovery Program, please visit the new dashboard that provides more details about jobs by phase and location as well as cost by departments. Flood Recovery Dashboard
Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG-DR)
Permit Applications (all are required)
- Application for a Permit to Develop in a Flood Hazard Area (PDF)
- Property Owners Forms* (PDF) – includes Application for Substantial Damage/ Substantial Improvement Review and Owner Substantial Damage/ Substantial Improvement Repair/ Reconstruction Affidavit *Must be notarized
- Contractor Forms* (PDF) – includes Contractor Substantial Damage/ Substantial Improvement Affidavit and Estimated Cost of Reconstruction/ Improvement *Must be notarized
|Floodplain Manager:||Ali Khan||(803) 545-3400||[email protected]|
|Building Codes:||Jerry Thompson||(803) 545-3442||[email protected]|
|Planning questions:||Krista Hampton||(803) 545-3425||[email protected]|
|Building Permits:||Development Center||(803) 545-3420|
October 2015 SC Severe Storms and Flooding Procurement Opportunities
The City of Columbia's Purchasing Division has begun advertising the October 2015 SC Severe Storms & Flooding DR4241 competitive procurement opportunities on the City’s website. These procurement opportunities will be solicited for various commodities and services needed to support our disaster recovery efforts. The deadlines for receiving responses to our solicitations will depend upon several factors including, but not limited to, the urgency of the needed item or service, the source selection method, the potential contract value, etc. To access Bid Online, visit the City of Columbia’s Purchasing Department page.