§ 156.001  STATUTORY AUTHORIZATION.
   (a)   The Legislature of the State of South Dakota has in SDCL 9-36-15 and 7-18-14 authorized local governmental units to adopt regulations designed to minimize flood losses.
   (b)   The city elects to comply with the requirements of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, being 42 U.S.C. §§ 4001 et seq. (Pub. L. No. 90-488, as amended). The National Flood Insurance Program, established in the aforesaid act, provides that areas of the town having a special flood hazard be identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and that floodplain management measures be applied in the flood hazard areas. The National Flood Insurance Program was broadened and modified with the passage of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, being 42 U.S.C. §§ 4001 et seq. and other legislative measures. It was further modified by the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994, being 42 U.S.C. §§ 4001 et seq. The National Flood Insurance Program is administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, a component of the United States Department of Homeland Security.
(1992 Code, § 45-1)  (Ord. 70-09, passed 8-3- 2009)