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The intent of this chapter is to:
(A) Promote the general health, welfare and safety of the community;
(B) Encourage the utilization of appropriate construction practices in order to prevent or minimize flood damage in the future;
(C) Minimize danger to public health by protecting water supply and natural drainage;
(D) Reduce financial burdens imposed on the community, its governmental units and its residents by preventing excessive development in areas subject to flooding; and
(E) Comply with federal and state floodplain management requirements.
(Ord. 1534, passed 3-3-2014)