Ellicott City

Safe and Sound

The Ellicott City Safe and Sound plan, developed by County Executive Calvin Ball, is a multi-phase plan built around the need...

The Ball Administration put forth five potential flood mitigation options for public review and comment. A final plan was selected by the county executive on May 13, 2019. 

County Executive Ball made a commitment to keep as many of the buildings previously slated for demolition as possible while ensuring public safety. Under his selected plan, 6 of the buildings will remain, be renovated, and given new life.

Keeping the waterways in and around Ellicott City clear of debris is critical to ensuring the dafety of residents, business owners, and visitors. Under the Ellicott City Safe and Sound plan, waterways are cleaned after every major weather event.