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A. Public Utilities: All public utilities and facilities such as gas, electrical, sewer, and water supply systems to be located in the floodplain shall be floodproofed in accordance with the state building code or elevated to above the regulatory flood protection elevation.
B. Public Transportation Facilities: Railroad tracks, roads, and bridges to be located within the floodplain shall comply with sections 11-12-4 and 11-12-5 of this chapter. Elevation to the regulatory flood protection elevation shall be provided where failure or interruption of these transportation facilities would result in danger to the public health or safety or where such facilities are essential to the orderly functioning of the area. Minor or auxiliary roads or railroads may be constructed at a lower elevation where failure or interruption of transportation services would not endanger the public health or safety.
C. On Site Sewage Treatment And Water Supply Systems: Where public utilities are not provided:
1. On site water supply systems must be designed to minimize or eliminate infiltration of floodwaters into the systems; and
2. New or replacement on site sewage treatment systems must be designed to minimize or eliminate infiltration of floodwaters into the systems and discharges from the systems into floodwaters and they shall not be subject to impairment or contamination during times of flooding.
Any sewage treatment system designed in accordance with the state's current statewide standards for on site sewage treatment systems shall be determined to be in compliance with this section. (Ord. 872, 2-3-2010)