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File #: 21-802    Version: 1 Name: Amendments to Chapter 15.03 - Construction in Flood Prone Areas
Type: Ordinance Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 3/16/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 4/12/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - Adoption of an Ordinance Repealing and Replacing Chapter 15.03, Construction in Flood Prone Areas, of the Culver City Municipal Code, Incorporating Changes Required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Continued Participation in the National Flood Insurance Program
Attachments: 1. 2021-04-12_ATT 1_Proposed Ordinance Amending Chapter 15.03.pdf
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CC - Adoption of an Ordinance Repealing and Replacing Chapter 15.03, Construction in Flood Prone Areas, of the Culver City Municipal Code, Incorporating Changes Required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Continued Participation in the National Flood Insurance Program

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Meeting Date: April 12, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Joe Susca/Public Works-Administration
Phone Number: 310-253-5636

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [] Attachments: [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (04/07/2021); (Posted) City Website (04/07/2021)

Department Approval: Charles D. Herbertson, Public Works Director/City Engineer (03/19/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council adopt an Ordinance repealing and replacing Chapter 15.03, Construction in Flood Prone Areas of the Culver City Municipal Code (CCMC), which incorporates changes that are required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the City's continued participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (Attachment 1).


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

CCMC Chapter 15.03 is used to regulate development in flood prone areas by requiring that new or modified buildings (via the City Building Official) or structures in the public rights-of-way (via the Public Works Director/City Engineer) are flood resistant so that property damage is minimized during severe flooding events.

At its meeting of March 15, 2021, the City Council unanimously introduced the proposed Ordinance repealing and replacing CCMC Chapter 15.03, Construction in Flood Prone Areas, to incorporate changes required by FEMA for the City's continued participation in the National Flood Insurance Program, including, but not limited to, the addition of requirements for manu...

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