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To qualify the city under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, the City Council:
(A) Assures the Federal Insurance Administration that it will enact as necessary, and maintain in force for those areas having flood hazards, adequate land use, and control measures with effective enforcement provisions consistent with the criteria set forth in 44 C.F.R. 60.3;
(B) Vests the City Zoning Administrator with the responsibility, authority, and means:
(1) To delineate or assist the Administrator, at his or her request, in the limits of the areas having special flood hazards on available local maps of sufficient scale to identify the location of building sites;
(2) To provide such information as the Administrator may request concerning present uses and occupancy of the flood plain;
(3) Cooperate with federal, state, and local agencies and private firms which undertake to study, survey, map, and identify flood plain and cooperate with neighboring communities with respect to management of adjoining flood plain areas in order to prevent aggravation of existing hazards; and
(4) Submit on the anniversary date of the community’s initial eligibility an annual report to the Administrator on the progress made during the past year within the community in the development and implementation of flood plain management measures.
(C) Appoints the City Zoning Administrator to maintain for public inspection and to furnish upon request a record of elevations (in relation to mean sea level) of the lowest floor, including basement, of all new or substantially improved structures located in the special flood hazard areas. If the lowest floor is below grade on one or more sides, the elevation of the floor immediately above must also be recorded; and
(D) Agrees to take such other official action as may be reasonably necessary to carry out the objectives of the program.
(1978 Code, § 2.40.010) (Ord. 472, passed - -1975)