Proposed changes to the ordinance come from the National Flood and Insurance Program's conditions that the town adopts the
The ordinance was originally established by
The regulations are required to meet any additional "
The regulations apply to all special flood hazard areas within
One of the proposed changes to the ordinance would allow new or replacement mobile homes in mobile home residential zoning, whereas they were not permitted in the past due to state classification of "high hazard" area of environmental concern.
"In exchange for the town's proactive efforts to reduce flood risk, policyholders may receive reduced flood insurance premiums for buildings in the town," Hill said. "However, the main objective of the town's flood damage prevention ordinance, first and foremost, is to protect human life, safety and health."
Information regarding the hearing is available for viewing at town hall. The hearing will be
(c)2016 The Daily News (Jacksonville, N.C.)
Visit The Daily News (Jacksonville, N.C.) at www.jdnews.com
Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.