(A) Except as provided for herein, within the
danger reach area, no land development or fill or excavation operations
in conjunction with land development including parking lots impervious
to water will be permitted which will increase the flood elevation or
expand the danger reach area.
(B) No new lots shall be
created which are encumbered by the danger reach area, unless sufficient
building area is available outside the danger reach area.
(C) For all new construction a
minimum horizontal setback of 10 feet or a vertical setback of plus 5
feet shall be provided from all danger reach area boundaries and shall
be maintained or planted with natural vegetation, unless a variance is
obtained from the Board of Appeals.
(D) All new subdivisions or
site plans shall have danger reach area boundaries delineated and
certified by a registered professional engineer, registered professional
land surveyor or registered property line surveyor, where applicable.
(E) The above requirements do
not prohibit the placement or repair of road or driveway crossings,
water impoundments for stormwater management, retention areas,
agricultural activities, public utility lines, environmental mitigation
projects, or other minor wetland fill activities (less than 5,000 square
feet of wetland impact) within designated danger reach areas. The owner
must obtain all federal, state and local permits required for these
(Ord. 96-02-154, 2-6-1996; Ord. 07-29-469, 9-4-2007)
Division 2. Danger Reach Areas
1-19-9.200 Danger Reach Areas
1-19-9.220 Procedures for Activities within Danger Reach Areas
Article IX Floodplain District Regulations