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A. Administrative Authority: The CMCDP is hereby appointed to administer and implement this chapter by granting or denying development permit applications in accordance with its provisions.
B. Duties And Responsibilities:
1. Permit Review:
a. Review all development permits to determine that the permit requirements of this chapter have been satisfied.
b. Review all development permits to determine that the necessary permits have been obtained from those federal, state or local governmental agencies from which prior approval is required.
c. Review all development permits to determine if the proposed development is located in the floodway. If located in the floodway, assure that the encroachment provisions of subsection 11-1-9A of this chapter are met.
2. Use Of Other Base Flood Data: When base flood elevation data has not been provided in accordance with subsection 11-1-4B of this chapter, the CMCDP shall obtain, review, and reasonably utilize any base flood elevation and floodway data available from a federal, state or other source, in order to administer subsections 11-1-8A and B and section 11-1-9 of this chapter.
3. Information To Be Obtained And Maintained:
a. Where base flood elevation data is provided through the flood insurance study or required as in subsection B2 of this section, obtain and record the actual elevation (in relation to mean sea level) of the lowest floor (including basement) of all new or substantially improved structures, and whether or not the structure contains a basement.
b. For all new or substantially improved floodproofed structures:
(1) Verify and record the actual elevation (in relation to mean sea level), and
(2) Maintain the floodproofing certifications required in subsection 11-1-8B3 of this chapter.
4. Alteration Of Watercourses:
a. Notify adjacent communities and the Idaho water resources department prior to any alteration or relocation of a watercourse, and submit evidence of such notification to the federal insurance administration.
b. Require that maintenance is provided within the altered or relocated portion of said watercourse so that the flood carrying capacity is not diminished.
5. Interpretation Of FIRM Boundaries: Make interpretations where needed, as to exact location of the boundaries of the areas of special flood hazard (for example, where there appears to be conflict between a mapped boundary and actual field conditions). The person contesting the location of the boundary shall be given a reasonable opportunity to appeal the interpretation. Such appeals shall be granted consistent with the standards of section 1910.6 of the rules and regulations of the national flood insurance program (24 CFR 1909, et seq.). (Ord. 126, 5-13-1987)