§ 151.004 OBJECTIVES.
   The objectives of this chapter are:
   (A)   To protect human life and health;
   (B)   To minimize expenditure of public money for costly flood control projects;
   (C)   To minimize the need for rescue and relief efforts associated with flooding and generally undertaken at the expense of the general public;
   (D)   To minimize prolonged business interruptions;
   (E)   To minimize damage to public facilities and utilities such as water and gas mains, electric, telephone, and sewer lines, streets, and bridges located in floodplains; and
   (F)   To help maintain a stable tax base by providing for the sound use and development of flood prone areas in such a manner as to minimize flood, blight areas.
(Ord. 2015-03, passed 11-9-15)