(1) Development constructed or maintained in violation of any local floodplain management ordinance that conforms to the provisions of this chapter is hereby declared to be a public nuisance and the creation thereof may be enjoined and the maintenance thereof may be abated by action of the state, any local unit of government of the state or any citizen thereof.
(2)  If, after the effective date of this chapter, a local government allows any development in a floodplain below the flood protection elevation without adequate floodproofing, that development shall not, in the event of a disaster emergency involving flooding in that floodplain, be eligible to receive any matching funds from the state for any federal disaster assistance program which may be available as a result of said flooding in that floodplain. The owner of the development will be required to rely on flood insurance to insure their property against the risk of loss incurred by their development in the floodplain in contravention of the intent of this chapter.

Terms Used In Idaho Code 46-1023

  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Idaho Code 73-114
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114