Town of North Branford, CT
New Haven County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of North Branford 5-7-1974 as Ord. No. 118. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 44-1 Board established.

[Amended 10-10-1995 by Ord. No. 191]
In accordance with Sections 25-84 to 25-94, inclusive, as amended, of the Connecticut General Statutes, the Town Council of the Town of North Branford is hereby designated and shall serve as necessary from time to time as the Flood and Erosion Control Board of the Town of North Branford.

§ 44-2 Authority.

The Flood and Erosion Control Board shall have authority, within the limits of appropriations from time to time made by the town, to plan, lay out, acquire, construct, reconstruct, repair, maintain, supervise and manage a flood or erosion control system and all such other powers or duties now or hereafter conferred upon Flood and Erosion Control Boards by Chapter 477, Part II, of the Connecticut General Statutes.

§ 44-3 Definitions.

[Amended 10-10-1995 by Ord. No. 191]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
FLOOD OR EROSION CONTROL SYSTEM
Any dike, berm, dam, piping, groin, jetty, seawall, embankment, revetment, tide-gate, water storage area, ditch, drain or other structure or facility useful in preventing or ameliorating damage from floods or erosion, whether caused by fresh or salt water, or any dam forming a lake or pond that benefits abutting properties, and shall include any easements, rights-of-way and riparian rights which may be required in furtherance of such system.

§ 44-4 Duties of Town Manager and Town Engineer.

The Town Manager and the Town Engineer shall serve as a permanent committee of the Flood and Erosion Control Board. The duties of the Town Manager and Town Engineer shall be to advise and assist the Board in any activities in which the Board might engage and to carry out such other duties assigned or delegated to them by the Board.

§ 44-5 Authority to take land.

The Flood and Erosion Control Board or its agents may enter upon and take and hold by purchase, condemnation or otherwise the whole or any part of any real property or interest therein which it determines is necessary or desirable for use in connection with any flood or erosion control system.

§ 44-6 Right of entry.

The Flood or Erosion Control Board or its agents may, at all reasonable times and upon written notice, enter all premises connected with a flood or erosion control system either to examine said premises for purposes of construction or to examine or inspect an established flood or erosion control system.