§42-232.3
Objectives.
The objectives of this Subpart A are to:
A.
Protect human life, safety and health;
B.
Minimize expenditure of public money for costly flood control projects;
C.
Minimize the need for rescue and relief efforts associated with flooding and generally undertaken at the
expense of the general public;
D.
Minimize prolonged business losses and interruptions;
E.
Minimize interruptions and disruptions of family life caused by flooding;
F.
Minimize damage to public facilities and utilities (i.e. water and gas mains; electric, telephone and sewer
lines; and roads/bridges located in floodplain;
G.
Help maintain a stable tax base by providing for the sound use and development of flood prone areas;
H.
Permit and encourage the retention of open land uses which will be so located and designed as to constitute
a harmonious and appropriate part of the physical development of the community and which will not
impede the flow of flood waters;
I.
Prevent victimization by ensuring that potential land, home and business buyers are notified that property is
located in an identified flood hazard area; and
J.
Prevent increased flood levels caused by unwise floodplain development.