Chapter 25 ZONING ORDINANCE.
Article 19. FP Flood Plain Overlay Zone.
Sec. 25-19-50. Building permit requirements.
The following building permit requirements shall apply in the AE flood
plain overlay zones:
(1) Within this zone no building permit or other
entitlement shall be issued nor shall any structure be erected unless
certification is provided to the community development director from a
registered professional engineer that the cumulative effect of the proposed
development when combined with all other existing and anticipated development
will not increase the water surface elevation of the base flood zone more than
one foot at any point within the community.
(2) Within the AE zone
residential structures shall have the lowest floor, including a basement,
elevated to or above the base flood elevation as specified on the FIRM and Flood
Insurance Study for the city of Woodland.
(3) Within the AE zone
nonresidential structures shall meet the requirements set forth in subsection
(2) of this section or be adequately flood proofed below the base flood
elevation. If flood proofing is proposed, a professional engineer shall provide
to the community development director calculations certifying that the
hydrostatic forces, velocities, uplift, and the like, have been designed
(4) No building permit shall be issued within the AE zone unless
satisfactory evidence has been provided to the city engineer that new or
replacement public and on-site utilities and facilities are located and
constructed to minimize or eliminate flood damage and infiltration.
building permit shall be issued for a project within these zones unless
satisfactory evidence is provided to the community development director that all
necessary permits have been received from those governmental agencies from which
approval is required by federal or state law.
Zone X is shown for
information purposes only. There are no special building permit requirements for
Zones X. (Amended during the March 2009 supplement.)