Township of Hempfield, PA
Westmoreland County
[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of the Township of Hempfield 12-27-2010 by Ord. No. 2010-8.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Township planning — See Ch. 23.
Building code — See Ch. 40.
Building permits — See Ch. 41.
Mobile home parks and rental property — See Ch. 41.
Stormwater management — See Ch. 72.
Subdivision of land — See Ch. 76.
Zoning — See Ch. 87.
[1]:
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 49, Flood Damage Prevention, adopted 7-8-1997 by Ord. No. 97-12, as amended.
Article I General Provisions

§ 49-1 Statutory authorization.

§ 49-2 Intent.

§ 49-3 Permit requirements.

§ 49-4 Abrogation and greater restrictions.

§ 49-5 Severability.

§ 49-6 Disclaimer of liability.

Article II Terminology

§ 49-7 Definitions.

Article III Administration and Enforcement

§ 49-8 Designation of the Floodplain Administrator.

§ 49-9 Building permit required.

§ 49-10 Duties and responsibilities of the Floodplain Administrator.

§ 49-11 Application procedures and requirements.

§ 49-12 Review by County Conservation District.

§ 49-13 Review of application by others.

§ 49-14 Changes.

§ 49-15 Placards.

§ 49-16 Start of construction.

§ 49-17 Inspection; revocation of permit.

§ 49-18 Fees.

§ 49-19 Violations and penalties.

§ 49-20 Appeals.

Article IV Identification of Floodplain Areas

§ 49-21 Identification.

§ 49-22 Description of floodplain areas.

§ 49-23 Changes in identification of area.

§ 49-24 Boundary disputes.

Article V Technical Provisions

§ 49-25 Notice; compliance required.

§ 49-26 Special requirements for FW, FE and FA Areas.

§ 49-27 Elevation and floodproofing requirements.

§ 49-28 Design and construction standards.

§ 49-29 Development which may endanger human life.

§ 49-30 Special requirements for manufactured homes.

§ 49-31 Special requirements for recreational vehicles.

§ 49-32 Special requirements for subdivisions.

Article VI Activities Requiring Special Permits

§ 49-33 Prohibited activities.

Article VII Existing Structures in Identified Floodplain Areas

§ 49-34 Existing structures.

§ 49-35 Improvements.

Article VIII Variances

§ 49-36 Authority.

§ 49-37 Variance procedures and condition.

§ 49-38 Adoption.