Mitigation Resources

State Agencies

Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) - Division of Soil & Water Floodplain Management Program

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources - Division of Water oversees the floodplain management program and coordinates the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for the State of Ohio


Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) - Division of Natural Areas and Preserves

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources - Division of Natural Areas and Preserves works with the Mitigation Branch to ensure that mitigation projects have little to no detrimental effect on Ohio's endangered species, scenic areas, nature preserves, or natural resources.


State of Ohio Historical Preservation Office (SHPO)

The State of Ohio Historical Preservation Office goal is to preserve Ohio's historic buildings, markers, and archeological sites. In the event a historical location is included in a mitigation project or near a mitigation project, the SHPO works with the mitigation branch and the project community to reduce the impact to the historical area.


Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA)

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency enforces the environmental laws that protect not only the citizens of Ohio but also Ohio's environment. Ohio EPA works with the Mitigation Branch and local communities to ensure mitigation projects are in compliance with environmental laws and regulations.


Ohio Department of Development - Office of Housing and Community Partnerships (OHCP)

The Ohio Department of Transportation oversees Ohio's transportation roadways and facilities. ODOT and the Mitigation Branch work together to make sure that mitigation projects have little or no impact on Ohio's scenic roadways or have a detrimental effect on Ohio's transportation system.


Ohio Department of Development - Office of Housing and Community Partnerships (OHCP)

The Office of Housing and Community Partnerships (OHCP) provides financial and technical assistance to local governments and nonprofit organizations in Ohio for project activities benefiting low- and moderate-income citizens.


Public Utilities Commission of Ohio

PUCO regulates providers of all kinds of utility services, including electric and natural gas companies, local and long distance telephone companies, water and wastewater companies, and rail and trucking companies. PUCO works with Ohio EMA to reduce the impact of natural disasters to utility services.