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It is the purpose of this chapter to promote the public health, safety, and general welfare and to minimize those losses described in § 152.02(A) by applying the provisions of this chapter to:
(A) Restrict or prohibit uses which are dangerous to health, safety, or property in times of flooding or cause undue increases in flood heights or velocities;
(B) Require that uses vulnerable to floods, including public facilities which serve such uses, be provided with flood protection at the time of initial construction;
(C) Protect individuals from buying lands which are unsuited for intended purposes because of flood hazard; and
(D) Assure that eligibility is maintained for property owners in the community to purchase flood insurance in the National Flood Insurance Program.
(Ord. 621, passed 3-4-2008)