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(A) All new construction and substantial improvements within a flood hazard area, including the placement of prefabricated buildings and mobile homes, shall be:
(1) Designed and anchored to prevent flotation, collapse or lateral movement of the structure;
(2) Constructed with materials and utility equipment resistant to flood damage; and
(3) Constructed by methods and practices that minimize flood damage.
(B) All new and replacement water supply systems shall minimize or eliminate infiltration of floodwaters into the systems.
(C) All new and replacement sanitary sewage systems shall minimize or eliminate infiltration of floodwaters into the systems and discharges from systems into floodwaters. On-site waste disposal systems shall be located to avoid impairment to the system or contamination from the system during flooding.
(D) All public utilities and facilities shall be designed, constructed and located to minimize or eliminate flood damage.
(E) Adequate drainage shall be provided to reduce exposure to flood hazards.
(F) The City Manager or his or her representative shall review development proposals to determine compliance with the standards in this section and shall transmit his or her determination to the Zoning Administrator.
(G) Land shall not be divided in a manner creating parcels or lots which cannot be used in conformance with the requirements of this chapter.
(H) The flood carrying capacity of any altered or relocated watercourse not subject to state or federal regulations designed to insure flood carrying capacity shall be maintained.
(I) Available flood hazard data from federal, state or other sources shall be reasonably utilized in meeting the standards of this section. Data furnished by the Federal Insurance Administration shall take precedence over data from other sources.
(Prior Code, § 11.5-35) (Ord. 79-3, passed 7-19-1979)