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314-21 “F” Combining Zone Designations
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21.1 F - FLOOD HAZARD AREAS

21.1.1 Purpose. The purpose of these regulations is to minimize public and private losses due to flood and tsunami conditions in specific areas of the County. (Former Section INL#315-8.1(A); Added by Ord. 2205, Sec. 1, 4/11/00)

21.1.2 Applicability. These regulations shall apply to all areas designated “F” on the Zoning Maps and situated within the areas of special flood hazard as identified on the Federal Insurance Administration’s Federal Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) for Humboldt County. (Former Section INL#315-8.1(B); Added by Ord. 2205, Sec. 1, 4/11/00)

21.1.3 Modifications Imposed by Flood Hazard Regulations. These regulations shall be in addition to the requirements imposed by the principal zones, development regulations, and other special area regulations. Wherever the provisions of these regulations conflict with or are inconsistent in application with any other regulations with most restrictive regulation shall apply. (Former Section INL#315-8.1(C); Added by Ord. 2205, Sec. 1, 4/11/00)

21.1.4 Special Permit Required. A special permit is required for the development of a residential structure on a legal nonconforming lot that is substandard to the minimum lot size standards of the principal zone and is located wholly within a flood hazard zone.

21.1.5 Prohibited New Development within One Hundred (100) Year Floodway and Flood Plain. New development within the one hundred (100) year floodway and flood plain shall be restricted as follows: (Former Section INL#315-8.1(D); Added by Ord. 2205, Sec. 1, 4/11/00)

21.1.5.1Within designated floodways the following is prohibited unless overriding considerations are made with specific factual findings with respect to the public health, safety and welfare: (Former Section INL#315-8.1(D)(1); Added by Ord. 2205, Sec. 1, 4/11/00)

Mobilehome Parks

21.1.5.2Within both designated floodways and flood plains the following use types are prohibited unless overriding considerations are made with specific factual findings with respect to the public health, safety and welfare: (Former Section INL#315-8.1(D)(2); Added by Ord. 2205, Sec. 1, 4/11/00)

Health Care Services

Extensive Impact Civic Use

Solid Waste Disposal

Hazardous Industrial

See Section C, Index of Definitions of Language and Legal Terms, for definitions of “Floodway” and “Flood Plain.” See Section D, Part 2 of this Chapter: Glossary of Use Types, for definitions of these use types. (Ord. 2629, § 6, 6/11/2019)

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