Independence Notice of Adopted Amendment (2006-12-14)
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Legislative amendments to the City of Independence Development Code to update the Flood Plain Overlay Zone (Sub Chapter 51). The proposed changes would 1.) adopt and reference the revised Flood Insurance Study report and maps: 2.) add definitions for "breakaway wall", "elevated building", "substantial damage" and "water dependent"; 3.) require below-grade crawlspaces to meet National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requirements: 4.) add uses permitted in underlying zone to permitted use section; 5.) add specific standards for recreational vehicles located in special flood hazard areas: and 6.) limit granting variances to accessory structures in the flood plain to 300 square feet.