|Title||Floodplain Zoning Ordinance, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Series Title||Brown County Ordinances|
|Institution||Manitowoc County Government|
This ordinance is intended to regulate floodplain development to protect life, health, and property; minimize expenditures of public funds for flood control projects; minimize rescue and relief efforts undertaken at the expense of the taxpayers; minimize business interruptions and other economic disruptions; minimize damage to public facilities in the floodplain; minimize the occurrence of future flood blight areas in the floodplain; discourage the victimization of unwary land and home buyers; prevent increases in flood heights that could increase flood damage and result in conflicts between property owners; and discourage development in a floodplain if there is any practicable alternative to locate the activity, use, or structure outside of the floodplain.