REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING definition

REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING. Means base flood waters will not inundate the land or damage structures to be removed from the floodplain and that any subsurface waters related to the base flood will not damage existing or proposed buildings.
REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING means development that is designed and built to be safe from flooding based on consideration of current flood elevation studies, historical data, high water marks and other reliable data known to the community. In unnumbered A zones where flood elevation information is not available and cannot be obtained by practicable means, reasonably safe from flooding means that the lowest floor is at least two feet above the Highest Adjacent Grade.
REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING. Means that during the base flood, or any other known flooding by the Floodplain Administrator, water should not damage structures and any subsurface waters related to the base flood, and should not damage existing or proposed structures. Ways of determining Reasonably Safe from Flooding may be 3 feet above Highest Adjacent Grade, above high water marks from historic flooding, using topographic extrapolation from contour lines or utilizing the advisory flood height data on the WV Flood Tool.

Examples of REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING in a sentence

  • REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING means base flood waters will not inundate the land or damage structures to be removed from the Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) and that any subsurface waters related to the base flood will not damage existing or proposed buildings.

  • REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING means base flood waters will not inundate the land or damage structures to be removed from the Special Flood Hazard Area and that any subsurface waters related to the base flood will not damage existing or proposed structures.


More Definitions of REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING

REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING means base flood waters will not inundate the land or damage structures to be removed from the special flood
REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING means development that is designed and built such that it meets
REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING means that base flood waters will not inundate the land or
REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING. Means base flood waters will not inundate the land or damage
REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING. Means base flood
REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING. Means that during the base flood, water should not damage structures and any subsurface waters related to the base flood should not damage existing or proposed structures.
REASONABLY SAFE FROM FLOODING means that the lowest floor is at least two feet above the highest