§ 151.04  OBJECTIVES.
   The objectives of this chapter are;
   (A)   To protect human life and health;
   (B)   To minimize expenditure of public money for costly flood control projects;
   (C)   To minimize the need for rescue and relief efforts associated with flooding and generally undertaken at the expense of the general public;
   (D)   To minimize prolonged business interruptions;
   (E)   To minimize damage to public facilities and utilities such as water and gas mains, electric, telephone, and sewer lines, streets, and bridges located in floodplains;
   (F)   To help maintain a stable tax base by providing for the sound use and development of floodprone areas in such a manner as to minimize flood blight areas; and
   (G)   To ensure that potential homebuyers are notified that property is in a flood area.
(Ord. 1-1993, passed 1-18-93; Am. Ord. 15-2009, passed 8-17-09)