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(A) New construction and substantial improvement of any commercial, industrial or other nonresidential structure shall meet the requirements of §§ 151.405(A), (B), (C), (E), (F) and (G).
(B) New construction and substantial improvement of any commercial, industrial or other nonresidential structure shall either have the lowest floor, including basement, elevated one foot or greater above the level of the flood protection elevation; or, together with attendant utility and sanitary facilities, shall meet all of the following standards:
(1) Be dry floodproofed so that the structure is watertight with walls substantially impermeable to the passage of water to the level of the flood protection elevation;
(2) Have structural components capable of resisting hydrostatic and hydrodynamic loads and effects of buoyancy; and
(3) Be certified by a registered professional engineer or architect, through the use of a Federal Emergency Management Agency Floodproofing Certificate, that the design and methods of construction are in accordance with divisions (A) and (B) of this section.
(C) In Zones A and AO , where no flood hazard elevations are specified, the applicant shall submit the data necessary for determination of the flood protection elevation.
(Ord. 08-033, passed 7-1-08) Penalty, see § 151.999