Virginia Case Study: Stemming the Tide: How Local Governments Can Manage Rising Flood Risks

May 1, 2010

Updated: January 2013

This case study analyzes the authority of Virginia local governments to use existing land use regulations to adapt to sea level rise impacts. Specifically, this study looks at local authority to implement policy options identified in the Virginia’s Climate Action Plan. Also available: Companion presentation slides.

Va Case Study Jan. 2013 update.pdf