ORDINANCE NO. 7-82
FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION ORDINANCE
WHEREAS, this Council has been advised that it is necessary to adopt
certain items relative to Flood Plains to be eligible to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program.
NOW, THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Council of the Village of Granville, Licking County, State of Ohio:
Section I: That for the purpose of interpreting and defining
words and phrases pertinent to Flood Plain
Regulations and requirements the following words
are defined to be as follows:
1-A-ccessory Structures -a structure on the same lot with, and of a nature customarily
incidental and subordinate to, the principal
2-D-evelopment -any manm- ade change to improve
or, unimproved real estate, including, but
not limited to, buildings or other structures,
mining, dredging, filling, grading, paving,
excavation or drilling operations.
3-F-lood Plain -Those areas of special flood
hazards identified on the Federal Flood
Insurance maps dated May 17, 1982, as prepared
by the Federal Emergency Management
4-F-lo"odway" -means the channel of a river or other watercourse and the adjacent land areas that must be reserved in order to discharge
the base flood without cumulatively increasing
the water surface elevation more than one 1) foot.
Section, II: The areas of special flood hazard have been idenified
by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in a scientific and engineering report entitled "Flood
Insurance Study for the Village of Granville,
Licking County."This study, with accompanying
Flood Boundary and Floodway Maps and Flood
Insurance Rate Maps dated May 17, 1982, and any revisions thereto, is hereby adopted by reference
and declared to be a part of this ordinance. The
Flood Insurance Study is on file at the office of the Clerk of this Council.
Section III: Designation of the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance Administrator:
The Village Manager is hereby appointed to administer
and implement this ordinance by granting or denying
development permit applications in accordance with its provisions.
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Section IV: The following regulations are hereby adopted:
A-The development of flood plain areas is prohibited,
except for accessory uses. A development permit may
be granted for an accessory structure if the following
conditions are met.
1-Th-ey shall not be used for human habitation.
2-Th-ey shall not contain greater than 500 square
feet in gross floor area.
3-Th-ey shall be designed to have low flood damage
4-Th-ey shall be constructed and placed on the
building site so as to offer the minimum resistance.
5-Th-ey shall be firmly anchored to prevent floatation.
6-Th-ey shall not cause any increase in flood levels
within the designated Floodway.
7-S-ervice facilities such as electrical and heating
equipment shall be elevated or floodproofed.
B-Should a variance from Section 4A be requested the
Board of Zoning and Building Appeals (appeal board),
in passing upon such application shall meet the
requirements of the National Flood Insurance Program
as outlined in 44 CFR 60. 6 and 60. 3, which are hereby
adopted by reference.
V: This ordinance shall take effect from and after the
earliest period allowed by law.
Approved as to form:
day of April