§ 156.053  PERMIT REVIEW.
   Approval or denial of a floodplain development permit by the floodplain administrator shall be based on all of the provisions of this chapter and the following relevant factors:
   (a)   The danger to life and property due to flooding or erosion damage;
   (b)   The susceptibility of the proposed facility and its contents to flood damage and the effect of the damage on the individual owner;
   (c)   The danger that materials may be swept onto other lands to the injury of others;
   (d)   The compatibility of the proposed use with existing and anticipated development;
   (e)   The safety of access to the property in times of flood for ordinary and emergency vehicles;
   (f)   The costs of providing governmental services during and after flood conditions including maintenance and repair of streets and bridges, and public utilities and facilities such as sewer, gas, electrical and water systems;
   (g)   The expected heights, velocity, duration, rate of rise and sediment transport of the flood waters, and the effects of wave action, if applicable, expected at the site;
   (h)   The necessity to the facility of a waterfront location, where applicable;
   (i)   The availability of alternative locations, not subject to flooding or erosion damage, for the proposed use; and
   (j)   The relationship of the proposed use to the comprehensive plan for that area.
(1992 Code, § 45-17)  (Ord. 70-09, passed 8-3-2009)