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Rezoning R-2008-08 &
Text Amendment TX-2008-02

Public Hearing

The Board of Commissioners held a public hearing July 7, 2008 to consider the request (See Rezoning #R-2008-08 and Text Amendment #TX-2008-02 Board of Commissioners Agenda Item) and voted 5 to 0 to approve Rezoning #R-2008-08 and Text Amendment TX-2008-02, to adopt the new FIRMs and amend Chapter 200A, Land Development Code flood damage prevention regulations.

Description of Zoning Change and Text Amendments

Adopt the finalized Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and make the necessary associated amendments to the flood damage prevention regulations of Chapter 200A, Land Development Code.

FIRM (Flood Insurance Rate Maps) Comparisons

A comparison of the New 2008 Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and Old FIRMs (March 1982) is provided below.

For an indication of Floodway and Floodplain reduction review the following maps (note that the reduced areas are identifiable where RED is visible):

  1. Flood Area Reduction Map
  2. Flood Area Reduction Map - Quad 1
  3. Flood Area Reduction Map - Quad 2
  4. Flood Area Reduction Map - Quad 3
  5. Flood Area Reduction Map - Quad 4

For an indication of Floodway and Floodplain expansion review the following maps (note that the expanded areas are identifiable where BLUE is visible):

  1. Flood Area Expansion Map
  2. Flood Area Expansion Map - Quad 1
  3. Flood Area Expansion Map - Quad 2
  4. Flood Area Expansion Map - Quad 3
  5. Flood Area Expansion Map - Quad 4

TRC and Planning Board Review

The TRC considered the zoning change request at its May 6, 2008 meeting (See Rezoning #R-2008-08 and Text Amendment #TX-2008-02 TRC Agenda Item) and provided a favorable recommendation. The TRC considered the text amendment request at its June 3, 2008 meeting (See Rezoning #R-2008-08 and Text Amendment #TX-2008-02 TRC Agenda Item) and provided a favorable recommendation. The Planning Board considered the rezoning and text amendment request at its June 19, 2008 meeting (See Rezoning #R-2008-08 and Text Amendment #TX-2008-02 Planning Board Agenda Item) and provided a favorable recommendation.