The degree of flood protection required by this article is considered reasonable for regulatory purposes and is based on scientific and engineering considerations. Later floods can and will occur on rare occasions. Flood heights may be increased by manmade or natural causes. This article does not imply that the land outside the areas of special flood hazards or uses permitted within such areas will be free from flooding or flood damages. This article shall not create liability on the part of the City, any officer or employee thereof, or the Federal Insurance Administration for any flood damages that result from reliance on this article or any administrative decision lawfully made thereunder.
(Ord. 2787, passed 12-22-1980)