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The Planning and Development Director is hereby appointed to implement and administer the provisions of this chapter and is referenced herein as the Floodplain Manager. Duties and responsibilities of the Floodplain Manager shall include, but not necessarily be limited to the following:
   1.   Review all floodplain development permit applications to assure that the provisions of this chapter are satisfied.
   2.   Review floodplain development applications to assure that all necessary permits have been obtained from federal, state and local governmental agencies including approval when required from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources for floodplain construction.
   3.   Record and maintain records of: (i) elevation (in relation to NAVD 1988) of the lowest floor (including basement) of all new or substantially improved structures; or (ii) elevation to which new or substantially improved structures have been flood proofed.
   4.   Notify adjacent communities/counties and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources prior to any proposed alteration or relocation of a watercourse and submit evidence of such notifications to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
   5.   Keep a record of all permits, appeals and such other transactions and correspondence pertaining to the administration of this chapter.
   6.   Notify the Federal Insurance Administration of any annexations or modifications to the County’s boundaries.
   7.   Review subdivision proposals to insure such proposals are consistent with the purpose of this chapter and advise the Planning and Zoning Commission and Board of Supervisors of potential conflict.
   8.   Maintain the accuracy of the community’s Flood Insurance Rate Maps when development results in the following.· Within six (6) months of the completion of the development, the applicant shall submit to FEMA all scientific and technical data necessary for a Letter of Map Amendment.
      A.   Development placed within the Floodway District results in any of the following:
         (1)   An increase in the Base Flood Elevations, or
         (2)   Alteration to the floodway boundary
      B.   Development placed in Zones A, AE, AH and Al-30 that does not include a designated floodway that will cause a rise of more than one foot in the base elevation, or
      C.   Development relocates or alters the channel.
   9.   Perform site inspections to ensure compliance with the standards of this Chapter.
   10.   Forward all requests for Variance to the Board of Adjustment for consideration. Ensure all requests include the information ordinarily submitted with applications as well as any additional information deemed necessary by the Floodplain Manager to the Board of Adjustment.