Floodplain Rules Discussed At TNRC Meeting
Last updated 10/13/2021 at 3:32pm
Rick Mickewicz, a county building code enforcement officer, recently offered insights into Tropical Storm Fred’s aftermath and the county’s floodplain ordinances.
Mickewicz spoke at the recent Transylvania Natural Resource Council (TNRC) meeting and explained why counties regulate development in a floodplain.
“Typically, counties and local communities regulate development in the floodplains for five reasons: to protect the people and property, to ensure that flood insurance and disaster assistance are available, and to save tax money because being able to prevent those events from...