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The Special Flood Hazard Areas identified by FEMA in a scientific and engineering report entitled "The Flood Insurance Study (FIS) for the City of Yuma, Arizona", dated January 16, 2014, with the accompanying Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), updated to the most current version, and the area of the Colorado River mapped by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation and subject to provisions of Public Law 99-450, Colorado River Floodway Act, and all subsequent amendments and/or revisions, are hereby adopted by reference and declared to be a part of this chapter. This FIS and attendant mapping is the minimum area of applicability of this chapter and may be supplemented by studies for other areas which allow implementation of this chapter and which are recommended to the FPB by the FPA The FPB, within its area of jurisdiction, shall delineate (or may, by rule, require developers of land to delineate) for areas where development is ongoing or imminent, and thereafter as development becomes imminent, floodplains consistent with the criteria developed by FEMA and the Director of the ADWR. The FIRMs are available on the FEMA website at https://msc.fema.gov/portal/home (dynamic mapping) or https://msc.fema.gov/portal/advanceSearch (Firm map panels). FIS and FIRM panels are on file at the City Clerk Office, One City Plaza, Yuma, AZ 85364 or at the City of Yuma Department of Public Works, 155 W. 14th Street, Yuma, AZ 85364.
(Ord. O2006-53, passed 8-16-06; Ord. O2013-62, passed 12-4-13; Ord. O2021-013, passed 7-21-21)