28-1.04   Objectives.
   The objectives of this Chapter are to:
   a.   Protect human life 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 interruptions;
   e.   Minimize damage to public facilities and utilities such as water and gas mains, electric, telephone and sewer lines, streets and bridges located in areas of special flood hazard;
   f.   Help maintain a stable tax base by providing for the sound use and development of areas of special flood hazard or other flood-prone areas in such a manner as to minimize future flood blighted areas caused by flooding;
   g.   Ensure that potential homebuyers are on notice that property is in a Special Flood Hazard Area; and,
   h.   Ensure that those who occupy a Special Flood Hazard Area assume responsibility for their actions.