[CC 2001 §15.12.020; Ord. No. 6.31A §1, 8-10-1999; Ord. No. 061101 Art. 2 §A, 6-9-2011]
This Chapter shall apply to all lands within the jurisdiction of the City of Bonne Terre, Missouri identified as unnumbered A Zones on Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) St. Francois County maps dated June 16, 2011 on map panels 29187C0145D, and 29187C0150D, as amended, and any future revisions thereto. In all areas covered by this Chapter, no development shall be permitted except through the issuance of a floodplain development permit granted by the City Council or the designated representative may reasonably impose for the promotion and maintenance of the general welfare, health of the inhabitants of the community, and as specifically noted in Article V.
[CC 2001 §15.12.030; Ord. No. 6.31A §2, 8-10-1999; Ord. No. 061101 Art. 2 §B, 6-9-2011]
The City Manager is hereby designated as the Floodplain Administrator under this Chapter.
[CC 2001 §15.12.040; Ord. No. 6.31A §3, 8-10-1999; Ord. No. 061101 Art. 2 §C, 6-9-2011]
No development located within the special flood hazard areas of this community shall be located, extended, converted, or structurally altered without full compliance with the terms of this Chapter and other applicable regulations.
[CC 2001 §15.12.050; Ord. No. 6.31A §4, 8-10-1999; Ord. No. 061101 Art. 2 §D, 6-9-2011]
It is not intended by this Chapter to repeal, abrogate, or impair any existing easements, covenants, or deed restrictions. However, where this Chapter imposes greater restrictions, the provisions of this Chapter shall prevail. All other ordinances inconsistent with this Chapter are hereby repealed to the extent of the inconsistency only.
[CC 2001 §15.12.060; Ord. No. 6.31A §5, 8-10-1999; Ord. No. 061101 Art. 2 §E, 6-9-2011]
In their interpretation and application, the provisions of this Chapter shall be held to be minimum requirements, shall be liberally construed in favor of the Governing Body, and shall not be deemed a limitation or repeal of any other powers granted by State Statutes.
[CC 2001 §15.12.070; Ord. No. 6.31A §6, 8-10-1999; Ord. No. 061101 Art. 2 §F, 6-9-2011]
The degree of flood protection required by this Chapter is considered reasonable for regulatory purposes and is based on engineering and scientific methods of study. This Chapter shall not create a liability on the part of the City of Bonne Terre, any officer or employee thereof for any flood damages that may result from reliance on this Chapter or any administrative decision lawfully made thereunder.