This week Jessica Chapman, PE, CFM, Assistant City Engineer-Environmental for the City of Greenville, met members of the Home Builders Association to discuss how the association can better work with the City of Greenville to improve the city’s permitting and land development regulatory process.

Chapman discussed a review currently underway by a private consulting firm of the city’s permitting process.  She reported that the city is endeavoring to improve the process and make it more understandable for everyone involved.

Chapman and the association also discussed a more regional approach to stormwater detention that would be more efficient and environmentally sensitive.

Chapman also reported on the status of the City’s flood mapping system.  She reported that FEMA is currently in the process of updating its maps in the city.  She demonstrated the city’s GIS system and the component that allows property owners to easily see whether their property is in a mapped flood plain.

To view the city’s GIS system and check the location of your property, click here.