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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 26.76 Flood Plains Areas Article II

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Chapter 26.76
Flood Plains Areas

Article II. In General

Sections:

26.76.021 Application.
26.76.022 Floodplain Administrator.
26.76.023 Compliance.
26.76.024 Abrogation and greater restrictions.
26.76.025 Interpretation.

26.76.021 Application.

The ordinance codified in this chapter shall apply to all lands within the jurisdiction of the City of Saint Louis, MO identified as numbered A zones on the Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Boundary and Floodway Map (FBFM) dated March 15, 1993 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 Building Commissioner or his duly designated representative under such safeguards and restrictions as the Building Commissioner or the designated representative may reasonably impose for the promotion and maintenance of the general welfare, health of the inhabitants of the City.
(Ord. 65420 1 (part), 2001.)

26.76.022 Floodplain Administrator.

The Building Commissioner is hereby designated as the Floodplain Administrator under the ordinance codified in this chapter.
(Ord. 65420 1 (part), 2001.)

26.76.023 Compliance.

No development located within the special flood hazard areas of this City shall be located, extended, converted, or structurally altered without full compliance with the terms of the ordinance codified in this chapter and other applicable regulations.
(Ord. 65420 1 (part), 2001.)

26.76.024 Abrogation and greater restrictions.

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 the ordinance codified in this chapter shall prevail.
(Ord. 65420 1 (part), 2001.)

26.76.025 Interpretation.

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.
(Ord. 65420 1 (part), 2001.)

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