Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed
Activity in a 100-Year/500-year Floodplain
To: All interested Agencies, Department of Conservation & Recreation, Virginia Marine Resource Commission, Army Corps of Engineers, Groups and Individuals
This is to give notice that the City of Salem, Virginia, under Part 58 has determined that the following proposed action under the Community Development Block Grant, Downtown Business District Revitalization, Grant #18-12 is located in the 100-year/500-year floodplain, and the City of Salem will be identifying and evaluating practicable alternatives to locating the action in the floodplain and the potential impacts on the floodplain from the proposed action, as required by Executive Order 11988, in accordance with HUD regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 Subpart C Procedures for Making Determinations on Floodplain Management and Protection of Wetlands. As part of Salem’s Downtown Plan program, Façade and streetscape improvements will be made to various buildings along Main Street, between Union Street and Thompson Memorial Drive, creating no additional units. No adverse effect to the floodplain is anticipated. Portions of the project are located within an approximately ten-acre area of floodzones. The proposed project(s) is located on Main Street, between Union Street and Thompson Memorial Drive in Salem, Virginia.