11-1-9: FLOODWAYS:
Located within areas of special flood hazard established in section 11-1-4B of this chapter, are areas designated as floodways. Since the floodway is an extremely hazardous area due to the velocity of floodwaters which carry debris, potential projectiles, and erosion potential, the following provisions apply:
   A.   Prohibit encroachments, including fill, new construction, substantial improvements, and other development unless certification by a registered professional engineer or architect is provided demonstrating that encroachments shall not result in any increase in flood levels during the occurrence of the base flood discharge.
   B.   If subsection A of this section is satisfied, all new construction and substantial improvements shall comply with all applicable flood hazard reduction provisions of this section and sections 11-1-7 and 11-1-8 of this chapter. (Ord. 126, 5-13-1987)