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Title 20 - Chapter 31 - Flood Hazard Rules

Saturday, November 19, 2011

The District’s Flood Hazard Rules

  • Regulate uses, activities, and development that, acting alone or in combination, will cause unacceptable flood heights, velocities and frequencies;
  • Restrict or prohibit certain uses, activities, and development from locating within areas subject to flooding;
  • Require all those uses, activities, and developments that do occur in flood-prone areas to be protected in order to prevent flood damage; and
  • Protects individuals from buying lands and structures that are unsuited for intended purposes because of flood hazards.

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