(A)   No land shall hereafter be developed and no structure shall be located, relocated, constructed, reconstructed, enlarged or structurally altered except in full compliance with the terms and provisions of this chapter and any other applicable ordinances and regulations which apply to uses within the jurisdiction of this chapter.
   (B)   The degree of flood protection sought by the provisions of this chapter is considered reasonable for regulatory purposes and is based on acceptable engineering methods of study. Larger floods may occur on rare occasions. Flood heights may be increased by human-made or natural causes, such as ice jams and bridge openings restricted by debris. This chapter does not imply that districts outside the Floodplain District, or that land uses permitted within such district will be free from flooding or flood damages.
   (C)   Records of actions associated with administering this chapter shall be kept on file and maintained by the Zoning Administrator.
   (D)   This chapter shall not create liability on the part of the town or any officer or employee thereof for any flood damages that result from reliance on this chapter or any administrative decision lawfully made thereunder.
(1996 Code, § 176-112)  (Ord. passed 8-12-2008)