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A development permit shall be obtained from the Building Inspector before construction or development begins within any area of special flood hazard established in Section 1329.06. Application for a development permit shall be made on forms furnished by the Building Inspector and may include, but not be limited to: site specific topographic plans drawn to scale showing the nature, location, dimensions and elevations of the area in question; existing or proposed structures, fill, storage of materials, drainage facilities, and the location of the foregoing. Specifically, the following information is required:
(a) Elevation in relation to mean sea level of the lowest floor, including basement of all proposed structures located in special flood hazard areas where base flood elevation data are utilized from any source;
(b) Elevation in relation to mean sea level to which any proposed structure will be floodproofed in accordance with Section 1329.20(b) where base flood elevation data are utilized from any source;
(c) Certification by a registered professional engineer or architect that the floodproofing methods for any nonresidential structure meet the floodproofing criteria in Section 1329.20(b) where base flood elevation data are utilized from any source;
(d) Description of the extent to which any watercourse will be altered or relocated as a result of proposed development and a certification by a registered professional engineer that the flood carrying capacity of the watercourse will not be diminished.
(e) Certification by a registered professional engineer, architect, or surveyor of the structure's as-built lowest floor or floodproofed elevation.
(Ord. C47-95. Passed 8-7-95; Ord. C17-04. Passed 3-1-04.)