§ 153.04 OBJECTIVES.
   The objectives of this chapter are:
   (A)   To protect human life, health, safety and property;
   (B)   To minimize expenditure of public funds 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 flood-prone areas;
   (F)   To help maintain a stable tax base by providing for the sound use and development of flood- prone areas to minimize blight in flood areas;
   (G)   To ensure that potential homebuyers are notified that property is in a flood-prone area; and
   (H)   To maintain eligibility for participation in the NFIP.
(Ord. 703, passed 5-24-2010)