A.   Administrative Authority: The city clerk-treasurer and code enforcement officer are hereby appointed to administer and implement this chapter by granting or denying development permit applications in accordance with its provisions. Any conflict between decisions of the city clerk-treasurer and the code enforcement officer shall be resolved by the city council, whose decision shall be final.
   B.   Duties Of City Clerk-Treasurer And Code Enforcement Officer: Duties of the city clerk-treasurer and code enforcement officer shall include, but not be limited to: (Ord. 1987-3, 4-8-1987; amd. Ord. 2015-12, 12-10-2015)
      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 all 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 12-1-9C1 of this chapter are met. (Ord. 1987-3, 4-8-1987)
      2.   Use Of Other Base Flood Data (In A Zones): When flood protection elevation data has not been provided (in A zones) in accordance with subsection 12-1-6B, "Basis For Establishing Areas Of Special Flood Hazard", of this chapter, the city clerk and/or code enforcement officer shall obtain, review, and reasonably utilize any flood protection elevation and floodway data available from a federal, state or other source, in order to administer subsections 12-1-9B, "Specific Standards", and C, "Floodways", of this chapter. (Ord. 2009-4, 7-2-2009, eff. 7-7-2009; amd. Ord. 2015-12, 12-10-2015)
      3.   Information To Be Obtained And Maintained:
         a.   Where flood protection elevation data is provided through the flood insurance study, FIRM or required as in subsection B2 of this section, verify and record the actual (as built) elevation (in relation to mean sea level) of the lowest floor (including basement) of all new construction or substantially improved structures, and whether or not the structure contains a basement. Record of the same shall be made on a current elevation certificate (FF 81-31) with section B completed by the local official.
         b.   For all new or substantially improved floodproofed nonresidential structures where flood protection elevation data is provided through the FIS, FIRM, or as required in subsection B2 of this section:
            (1) Verify and record the elevation, in relation to mean sea level, to which any new or substantially improved structures have been floodproofed, and
            (2) Maintain the floodproofing certifications required in subsection 12-1-8B3 of this chapter. When floodproofing is utilized, certification of design criteria from a registered professional engineer or architect is required.
            (3) Require engineering certification (as built information) as to the constructed flood protection elevation.
         c.   Maintain for public inspection all records pertaining to the provisions of this chapter in the city hall located in Lava Hot Springs, Idaho.
      4.   Alteration Of Watercourses:
         a.   Notify the Idaho department of water resources, adjacent communities and the Bannock County land use board prior to any alteration or relocation of a watercourse, and submit evidence of such notification to the federal insurance administration.
         b.   Assure flood carrying capacity of any altered or relocated waterway is maintained.
      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 a 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 as provided in section 12-1-10 of this chapter. Such appeals shall be granted consistent with the standards of section 60.6 of the rules and regulations of the national flood insurance program (44 CFR 59-76). (Ord. 2009-4, 7-2-2009, eff. 7-7-2009)