§ 153.001  INTENT.
   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)