To accomplish its purposes, this chapter includes methods and provisions for:
   (A)   Restricting or prohibiting uses that are dangerous to health, safety, and property due to water or erosion hazards, or that result in increases in erosion or in flood heights or velocities;
   (B)   Requiring that uses vulnerable to floods, including facilities that serve such uses, be protected against flood damage at the time of initial construction;
   (C)   Controlling the alteration of natural floodplains, stream channels, and natural protective barriers, that help accommodate or channel flood waters;
   (D)   Controlling, filling, grading, dredging, and other development that may increase flood damage; and
   (E)   Preventing or regulating the construction of flood barriers that will unnaturally divert flood waters or that may increase flood hazards in other areas.
(`64 Code, Sec. 35-3) (Ord. No. 2426, 2640)