Flood Plain Permitting • This Power Point is a collection of real life examples of requests submitted to the Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Department. Jefferson County uses DNR approved model ordinance. Please use current DNR floodplain model ordinance for reference. • Please answer each scenario as you were issuing a permit. • If you need more information, please write down what information is needed to complete the permit. If you have enough information, write out your process for issuance or denial of the permit with your supporting explanation and/or information. In addition, you can cite DNR floodplain model Ordinance to support your answers.
Permitting Scenario 1 • In 2008, this property in the Town of Koshkonong on Lamp Rd sustained flood damage. RFE for Lake Koshkonong is 784.2. The property owners are coming in for a flood damage repair permit. 13 inches of water was over the first floor. The property does not have dry land access. – Explain the process for issuing a flood damage repair permit. What types of items are included in a flood damage repair permit? – What information would you need from the owner to issue this permit? – Can you issue a permit for this property? Explain your answer. – If you can’t issue a permit, what would the owners have to do to make this structure compliant?
Permitting Scenario 3 • What information would you need to determine if the property is in the floodplain? • If this property is in the floodplain, what information would you need before you considered issuing a permit? • Can you issue a permit for a new home on this lot? Explain your answer. • If you could issue a permit for this property, what information would you need to issue a new home permit in the floodplain?
Permitting Scenario 4 • Owners on Blackhawk Island Rd. want to raise an existing home in the floodway. This area does not have dry land access. Again, for permitting purposes, what information do you need?
Permitting Scenario 6 • Is this a violation of the original permit issued for raising the structure and garage addition? • If it is a violation, can you issue a permit for the additional work? • If you can issue a permit, what additional information do you need? • If you can’t issue a permit, what would be required to rectify the violation? • Please explain all answers.