Prior to approval being granted for development that may impact a floodplain or watercourse, an applicant shall submit an alternatives analysis in accordance with the Manual that demonstrates:
   (A)   No reasonable alternatives exist outside the floodplain or watercourse;
   (B)   Encroachment in the floodplain or watercourse will be minimized;
   (C)   The development will withstand the base flood without significant damage; and
   (D)   The development will not increase downstream or upstream flooding or erosion.
(2004 Code, § 114-14)  (Ord. 04-04, passed 4-5-2004; Ord. 2015-07, passed 9-3-2015)