The Planning Director, or his/her designee, is hereby appointed to administer and implement the regulations of this Chapter. Duties of the Planning Director, or designee, shall include, but not be limited to:
   .010   Development permit review and approval.  Review all permits to determine:
   .0101   Permit requirements of this ordinance have been satisfied, including determination of substantial improvement and substantial damage of existing structures;
   .0102   All required state and federal permits have been obtained;
   .0103   The site is reasonably safe from flooding;
   .0104   Whether additional flood hazard data shall be obtained from other sources or developed by the applicant;
   .0105   All Letters of Map Change (LOMC) including Letters of Map Amendment (LOMA) and Letters of Map Revision (LOMR) are approved and included in the record prior to issuance of building permits. Building Permits shall not be issued based on Conditional Letters of Map Amendment (CLOMA) or Conditional Letters of Map Revision (CLOMR).
   .020   Coordination with FEMA.  The Planning Director shall
   .0201   Require applicants who submit hydrologic and hydraulic engineering analyses to support permit applications to submit to FEMA, within six (6) months of availability, the data and information necessary to maintain the Flood Insurance Rate Maps when the analyses indicate changes in base flood elevations, flood hazard area boundaries, or floodway designations;
   .0202   Amend the floodplain management regulations and notify FEMA, within six (6) months, in order to include all flood-prone areas within newly acquired areas by means of annexation, incorporation, or otherwise, of another area to enforce the provisions of this chapter; and
   .0203   Submit or assure that the permit applicant submits technical or scientific data to FEMA for a LOMR, within six (6) months of information becoming available or project completion, whichever comes first.
   .030   Maintenance of Records.  In addition to the requirements of the building code and these regulations, and regardless of any limitation on the period required for retention of public records, the Planning Director, or designee, shall maintain and permanently keep and make available for public inspection all records that are necessary for the administration of these regulations and the flood provisions of the building codes, including Flood Insurance Studies and Flood Insurance Rate Maps; documents from FEMA that amend or revise FIRMs; records of issuance of permits and denial of permits; determinations of whether proposed work constitutes substantial improvement or repair of substantial damage; required certifications and documentation specified by the building codes and these regulations; notifications to adjacent communities, FEMA, and the State related to alterations of watercourses; assurance that the flood carrying capacity of altered waterways will be maintained; records of lowest floor and floodproofing elevations for new construction and substantial improvements where base flood elevation data are utilized, within Zone A on the City's FIRM; documentation related to variances, including justification for issuance or denial; and records of enforcement actions taken pursuant to these regulations and the flood resistant provisions of the building codes. (Ord. 4138 § 1 (part); June 3, 1980:  Ord. 4879 §§ 10, 11; December 1, 1987: Ord. 5547 § 8; December 19, 1995:  Ord. 65121 § 11; August 24, 2021.)