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In order to accomplish its purposes, this Chapter 151 includes methods and provisions for:
(A) Restricting or prohibiting uses which are dangerous to health, safety, and property due to water hazards, or which result in damaging increases in flood heights or velocities;
(B) Requiring that uses vulnerable to floods, including facilities which 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, which help accommodate or channel flood waters;
(D) Controlling filling, grading, dredging, excavating, and other development which may increase flood damage; and
(E) Preventing or regulating the construction of flood barriers, which will unnaturally divert flood waters or which may increase flood hazards in other areas.
(Ord. 08-033, passed 7-1-08)