§ 152.04  OBJECTIVES.
   The objectives of this chapter are to:
   (A)   Protect human life, safety and health;
   (B)   Minimize expenditure of public money for costly flood control projects;
   (C)   Minimize the need for rescue and relief efforts associated with flooding and generally undertaken at the expense of the general public;
   (D)   Minimize prolonged business losses and interruptions;
   (E)   Minimize damage to public facilities and utilities (i.e., water and gas mains, electric, telephone, cable and sewer lines, streets and bridges) that are located in flood-prone areas;
   (F)   Help maintain a stable tax base by providing for the sound use and development of flood-prone areas; and
   (G)   Ensure that potential buyers are aware that property is in a special flood hazard area.
(Ord. passed 8-19-2008)