Flood Risk Management

Flooding is a serious concern here in Bellaire.  Below you will find helpful information about what the City is doing to improve floodplain management for our residents.

  1. floodplain management
  2. flood hazard MITIGATION PLAN

                                                          2022 Flood Risk Management

Flood Zone

Development in the Floodplain

Floodplain Management in Bellaire

Master Drainage Concept Plan Website

Master Drainage Concept Plan Memo 2020

Bonds for a Better Bellaire 2016

Flap Gate Fact Sheet

Project Brays

Grant Funding Update: On July 15, 2019 City Council approved a request authorizing the City Manager to execute a Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program Infrastructure Projects Non-Research & Development 2015 Flood Allocation contract with the Texas General Land Office to receive financial assistance in an amount up to $252,034.00.  This grant is to be used for drainage facilities along the 4300 block of Cynthia Street as part of the Bonds for a Better Bellaire 2016 Group A Phase 3 project.

  2. public education

The City of Bellaire, Texas is dedicated to minimizing the loss of life and property that is associated with flood events. Education and prevention are valuable and proven tools that help communities become resistant to these natural disasters. Bellaire recognizes that the entire community is susceptible to flooding, not just those structures located within Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) as determined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). For more information to help Bellaire property owners located within the flood prone SFHA please click on the link provided.  Flood Protection Information

Bellaire's Community Rating System Information