APPENDIX E – FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENTAPPENDIX E – FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT\18-107. Administration.

The administration of these regulations is vested in the city superintendent. It is the responsibility of the city superintendent to review all requests for flood plain development permits and to enforce the regulations in this section. Each permit request shall be reviewed in consideration of the following:

(A)  Review all development permits to assure that sites are reasonably safe from flooding and that the permit requirements of this article have been satisfied.

(B)  Review permits for proposed development to assure that all necessary permits have been obtained from those federal, state or local governmental agencies from which prior approval is required.

(C)  Notify adjacent communities and appropriate state agencies prior to any alteration or relocation of a watercourse, and shall submit evidence of such notification to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

(D)  Assure that maintenance is provided within the altered or relocated portion of the watercourse so that the flood carrying capacity is not diminished.

(E)   Verify, record and maintain record of the actual elevation (in relation to mean sea level) of the lowest floor (including basement) of all new or substantially improved structures.

(F)   Verify, record and maintain record of the actual elevation (in relation to mean sea level) to which the new or substantially improved structures have been flood-proofed.

(G)  When flood-proofing is utilized for a particular structure the city superintendent shall be presented certification from a registered professional engineer or architect.