CHAPTER 6. BUILDING CODES.*
Article II. Flood Damage Prevention Regulations.
Sec. 6-2-4. Methods of reducing flood losses.
In order to accomplish its purposes, this article includes methods and
(1) Restricting or prohibiting uses which are dangerous to
health, safety and property due to water or erosion hazards, or which result in
damaging increases in erosion of flood heights or velocities;
that uses vulnerable to floods, including facilities which serve such uses, be
protected against flood damage at the time of initial
(3) Controlling the alteration of natural floodplains, stream
channels and natural protective barriers which help accommodate or channel flood
(4) Controlling filling, grading, dredging and other development
which may increase flood damage;
(5) Preventing or regulating the
construction of flood barriers which will unnaturally divert flood waters or
which may increase flood hazards in other areas. (Ord. No. 1125, (part).)