Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP)

Jefferson County completed the process for updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan in 2020 - 2021 per the five-year update cycle required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 for a jurisdiction, to qualify for Federal Hazard Mitigation Grant funds. Scroll to the bottom of the page for access to the adopted documents.

The following jurisdictions have prepared and adopted this 2021 update of the Jefferson County Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP):

  • JeffCo 2021 HMP Base Plan CoverJefferson County
  • City of Arvada
  • City of Edgewater
  • City of Golden
  • City of Lakewood
  • Town of Morrison
  • City of Wheat Ridge
  • Arvada Fire Protection District
  • Elk Creek Fire Protection District
  • Evergreen Fire Protection District
  • Fairmount Fire Protection District
  • Foothills Fire Protection District
  • Genesee Fire Protection District
  • Golden Gate Fire Protection District
  • Indian Hills Fire Protection District
  • Inter-Canyon Fire Protection District
  • Jefferson Conservation District
  • Lookout Mountain Water District
  • North Fork Fire Protection District
  • West Metro Fire Protection District
  • Denver Water

Hazard Mitigation Documents

  1. What is Hazard Mitigation?
  2. Why is Hazard Mitigation Important?
  3. HMP Public Meetings

Hazard Mitigation is defined as reducing the loss of life and property by minimizing the impact of disasters The Jefferson County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan analyzes the County’s vulnerabilities to natural and human-caused hazards and identifies proactive mitigation actions the county, towns, and cities can take to minimize impacts to people, property and critical facilities.