Title 17E Environmental Standards
Chapter 17E.030 Floodplain Management
In all areas of special flood hazards where base flood elevation data has been provided as set forth in Section 17E.030.050(B), Basis for Establishing the Areas of Special Flood Hazard, or Section 17E.030.080(B), Use of Other Base Flood Data in “A” Zones, the following provisions are required:
New construction and substantial improvement of any commercial, industrial or other nonresidential structure shall meet the requirements of subsection 1 or 2, below:
Recreational vehicles placed on sites are required to either:
Elevated areas for the for the purpose of creating a flood sanctuary for livestock are allowed on farm units where livestock is allowed. Livestock flood sanctuaries shall be sized appropriately for the expected number of livestock and be elevated two feet above the Base Flood Elevation (BFE). Proposals for livestock flood sanctuaries shall meet all procedural and substantive requirements of Chapter 17E.030.
If buildings or manufactured homes are constructed or substantially improved with fully enclosed areas below the lowest floor, the areas shall be used solely for parking of vehicles, building access, or storage.
Date Passed: Monday, October 25, 2021
Effective Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021
ORD C36118 Section 10