It is the purpose of this title to promote public health, safety, and general welfare, and to minimize public and private losses due to flooding in flood hazard areas by provisions designed to:
   A.   Protect human life 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 interruptions;
   E.   Minimize damage to public facilities and utilities such as water and gas mains; electric, telephone and sewer lines; and streets and bridges located in special flood hazard areas;
   F.   Help maintain a stable tax base by providing for the sound use and development of flood hazard areas so as to minimize blight areas caused by flooding;
   G.   Notify potential buyers that the property is in a special flood hazard area;
   H.   Notify those who occupy special flood hazard areas that they assume responsibility for their actions; and
   I.   Participate in and maintain eligibility for flood insurance and disaster relief. (Ord. 666-20, 10-13-2020)