Pinal County

FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE

August 2006

Table of Contents

Article I. Authority, Purpose and Title

SECTION 1.1     STATUTORY AUTHORIZATION

SECTION 1.2     STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

SECTION 1.3     TITLE

SECTION 1.4     METHODS OF REDUCING FLOOD LOSSES

Article II. Rules, General Provisions, and Construction and Interpretation

SECTION 2.1     RULES

SECTION 2.2     GENERAL PROVISIONS

SECTION 2.3     CONSTRUCTION AND INTERPRETATION

Article III. Definitions

SECTION 3.0     DEFINITIONS

ARTICLE IV. APPLICATION

ARTICLE V. ADMINISTRATION

SECTION 5.1     FLOODPLAIN ADMINISTRATOR

SECTION 5.2     FLOODPLAIN USE PERMIT

SECTION 5.3     APPLICATIONS TO FEMA REQUIRING COMMUNITY SIGNATURE

SECTION 5.4     ELEVATION/ FLOODPROOFING CERTIFICATE

SECTION 5.5     COORDINATION

SECTION 5.6     STATUTORY EXEMPTIONS

SECTION 5.7     FLOODPLAIN CLEARANCE.

SECTION 5.8     PERSONAL LIABILITY.

ARTICLE VI. APPEALS AND VARIANCES

SECTION 6.1     APPEALS

SECTION 6.2     FLOODPLAIN VARIANCE

ARTICLE VII. RECORDATION/NOTIFICATION

SECTION 7.1     RECORDATION/NOTIFICATION OF VARIANCE.

ARTICLE VIII. FLOOD HAZARD BOUNDARIES

ARTICLE IX. FLOODWAY

SECTION 9.1     FLOODPLAIN USE PERMIT.

SECTION 9.2     FLOODWAY DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS

ARTICLE X. FLOODWAY FRINGE

SECTION 10.1     FLOODPLAIN USE PERMIT

SECTION 10.2     FLOODWAY FRINGE DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS

ARTICLE XI. ZONE A DELINEATIONS

SECTION 11.1     FLOODPLAIN USE PERMIT.

SECTION 11.2     ZONE A DELINEATION DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS.

ARTICLE XII. PONDING AREAS AND AREAS OF SHALLOW FLOODING.

SECTION 12.1     FLOODPLAIN USE PERMIT.

SECTION 12.2     ZONE AO PONDING AREA.

SECTION 12.3     ZONE AH PONDING AREA.

SECTION 12.4     ZONE A PONDING AREA.

SECTION 12.5     ZONE A AREA OF SHALLOW FLOODING.

ARTICLE XIII. ALLUVIAL FAN AREAS.

SECTION 13.1     DEVELOPMENT IN ALLUVIAL FAN ZONE A

SECTION 13.2     DEVELOPMENT IN ALLUVIAL FAN ZONE AO.

ARTICLE XIV. OTHER FLOOD HAZARD ZONES

SECTION 14.1     FLOODPLAIN USE PERMIT.

SECTION 14.2     FLOOD HAZARD DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS.

ARTICLE XV. WATERCOURSE MASTER PLANS

SECTION 15.1     AUTHORIZATION.

SECTION 15.2     PUBLIC NOTIFICATION.

SECTION 15.3     RECHARGE TECHNIQUES.

SECTION 15.4     MINIMUM STANDARDS.

ARTICLE XVI. VIOLATIONS

SECTION 16.1     CIVIL REMEDIES.

SECTION 16.2     DECLARATION OF PUBLIC NUISANCE; ABATEMENT.

SECTION 16.3     VIOLATION; CLASSIFICATION.

ARTICLE XVII. WARNING AND DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

ARTICLE XVIII. SEVERABILITY

ARTICLE XIX. EFFECTIVE DATE

FEE SCHEDULE