[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the City of Taneytown 9-14-2015 by Ord. No. 16-20105. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Those public records entitled "Flood Insurance Study for Carroll County, Maryland and Incorporated Areas," dated October 2, 2015, with accompanying Flood Insurance Rate Maps, dated October 2, 2015, and all subsequent amendments and/or revisions, copies of which shall be kept on file in the City Office of the City of Taneytown, are hereby adopted by reference as the basis for establishing the special flood hazard areas for floodplain management in the City of Taneytown. The special flood hazard areas documented in the Flood Insurance Study and Flood Insurance Rate Maps are the minimum area of applicability of the floodplain management regulations and may be supplemented by studies for other areas as allowed in the regulations.
[Amended 4-10-2017 by Ord. No. 3-2017]
The public record designated as the "Floodplain Management Regulations for Carroll County," known as Chapter 153, Floodplain Management, of the Carroll County Code, dated September 3, 2015, and all subsequent amendments and/or revisions, copies of which shall be kept on file in the City Office of the City of Taneytown, is hereby adopted as the legal basis for implementing floodplain management in the City of Taneytown.
The City of Taneytown delegates the responsibility or floodplain management to Carroll County as provided in an executed resolution dated September 14, 2015.
The City Manager is designated as the National Flood Insurance Program floodplain administrator for the City of Taneytown and is responsible for coordinating with Carroll County and will serve as the community point of contact on National Flood Insurance Program issues for county, state and federal officials.
Carroll County shall have the right and authority to fully enforce the provisions of the ordinance within the corporate limits of the City of Taneytown.
Any person who fails to comply with any or all of the requirements or provisions of the Floodplain Management Ordinance shall be subject to the penalties as outlined within Chapter 155, § 155-37, of the Carroll County Code.