Lake Erie Consultation Coordination Officer and Open House Meetings

FEMA invites Lake Erie Shoreline public officials, property owners, realtors, lenders, and insurance agents to learn more about flood risk and hazard mitigation within their community at upcoming CCO and Open House meetings. The CCO meetings are hosted to provide county officials with an opportunity to review a recently completed preliminary Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and its accompanying preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). The FIS and the FIRMs provide base flood (also known as the one percent annual chance event) information, designate areas that are subject to significant flood hazards within the county, and offer information that public officials may use when permitting development in the floodplain. During the CCO meetings, any changes in flood risk will be explained and participants will have an opportunity to provide feedback on the FIRMs and FIS report.

Following the CCO meetings, Open House meetings are hosted for the public to meet with representatives from various local, state, and federal agencies who will provide the most current information about flood risk, flood insurance, floodplain development regulations, and the process for floodplain mapping within their county. The newly prepared preliminary FIRMs will be on display. Digital files of the Preliminary FIRMs and FIS report are also available at


Lorain County
Tuesday, November 28, CCO 2-4p, Open House 5-7p
Sunset Terrace at Lakeview Park
1800 W Erie Ave
Lorain, OH 44052

Erie County
Wednesday, November 29, CCO 2-4p, Open House 5-7p
Erie County Facilities Building
3rd Floor Commission Chambers
2900 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870

Cuyahoga County
Thursday, November 30, CCO 2-4p, Open House 4:30-6:30p
Cleveland Public Library – Martin Luther King, Jr Branch
1962 Stokes Blvd.
Cleveland, OH 44106

Lake County
Tuesday, December 5, CCO 2-4p, Open House 5-7p
Lake Erie College
Arthur S. Holden Center – Coe Conference Room
391 West Washington Street
Painesville, OH 44077

Ashtabula County
Wednesday, December 6, CCO 2-4p, Open House 5-7p
Ashtabula County Courthouse Commissioners Room
25 W. Jefferson Street
Jefferson, OH 44047

Ottawa/Sandusky Counties
Thursday, December 7, CCO 2-4p, Open House 5-7p
County Courthouse EOC Meeting Room
315 Madison St.
Port Clinton, OH 43452