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Floodplain Development Permit
A. Purpose.
1. The floodplain development permit procedure provides a mechanism for the City to review and approve developments proposed in floodplain areas and to ensure conformance with the provisions of Chapter 425: Development Standards, Article IX: Floodplain Management.
B. Applicability.
1. This Section shall apply to all lands within the jurisdiction of the City of Lake Saint Louis identified as numbered and unnumbered A Zones and AE Zones on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for St. Charles County on Map Panels 29183C0215G, 29183C0220G, and 29183C0240G, dated January 20, 2016, as amended, and any future revisions thereto.
2. Applications are subject to the common procedures identified in Article II: Common Procedures unless otherwise modified in Subsection (C). In the event of conflict between the common procedures contained in Article II: Common Procedures and the application-specific procedures and requirements contained in this Section, the application-specific procedures and requirements in this Section shall govern.
C. Procedure.
1. Summary
2. Application Submission And Handling.
a. The application shall be submitted to the Department of Community Development and handled in accordance with Section 405.040: Application Submission And Handling.
3. Staff Review And Action.
a. The Floodplain Administrator shall review the application and act to approve or deny the application in accordance with Section 405.050: Staff Review And Action and the standards listed in Chapter 425: Development Standards, Article IX: Floodplain Management.
4. Post-Decision Actions and Limitations.
a. The post-decision actions and limitations in Section 405.080: Post-Decision Actions And Limitations shall apply with the following modifications:
(1) Appeals. An applicant aggrieved or adversely affected by the decision of the Floodplain Administrator may appeal the decision to the Board of Adjustment in accordance with Section 405.080: Post-Decision Actions And Limitations and Section 405.230: Variance. Appeals and variances are subject to the standards specified in Section 420.750, Floodplain Management Appeal and Variance Procedures.
(2) Effect Of Approval. Approval shall authorize the applicant to apply for a building permit or begin construction or operation if additional permitting is not required.
(3) Expiration Of Approval. A floodplain development permit shall expire one (1) year after the date of final approval unless the use or construction is substantially underway, as determined by the Floodplain Administrator, or an extension is granted pursuant to Section 405.080: Post-Decision Actions And Limitations.
 
See Permit Information for more details.
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Summary Table of Application Procedures

Table 405.010, Summary Table of Application Procedures, lists the applications authorized by this Chapter and application-specific requirements from Articles III through VIII for preapplication meetings, public hearing notice, review and decision-making bodies, and expiration of approval. The table also lists cross references to related applications authorized by and subject to requirements of other chapters of the Municipal Code.

In the event of conflict between the application-specific procedures in Articles III through VIII and the requirements summarized in Table 405.010, Summary Table of Application Procedures, the application-specific procedures and requirements in Articles III through VIII shall govern.