Flood Resiliency Building Guidelines & Zoning Overlay District

The Boston Planning & Development Agency, in partnership with the City's Environment Department is currently developing recommendations for Flood Resilient Building Guidelines to be applied within a Flood Resiliency Zoning Overlay District. The intent of this effort is to promote best practices for flood resistant design measures to ensure development in areas vulnerable to current and future flooding are prepared for potential coastal flood hazards and provide the City with a regulatory tools to better influence, guide, and streamline resilience action. This project is part of Climate Ready Boston, the Mayor’s ongoing initiative to help the City grow and prosper in the face of climate change.

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