Ordinance # 084-5
Ordinance Amending Ordinance No 4 of 1984 so as to prohibit certain obstructions and activities on lands located partially or entirely within any identified flood plain area.
Whereas, the Borough of Bolivar enacted Ordinance No 4 of 1984 , requiring building permits in certain cases of construction in identified flood plain areas, and
Whereas, the regulations adopted pursuant to the Pennsylvania Flood Plain Management Act, being Act No. 166 of 1978, require that special permits be issued with respect to the construction or substantial improvement of hospitals, nursing home, jails, new mobile home parks and new mobile home sub-divisions located partially or entirely within any identified flood plain area, or in the alternative that such obstructions and activities be excluded from the flood plain area; and
Whereas Council of the Borough of Bolivar has determined that the identified flood plain areas of the Borough of Bolivar are unsuited to any of the special activities set forth herein and that the construction of the same within the identified flood plain area would be contrary to the health, safety, and welfare of persons, and of properties,
Now therefore, be it enacted and ordained by the Borough of Bolivar, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania and it is hereby enacted and ordained by the authority of the same as follows
1. There is added to Ordinance No 4 of 1984 as an Amendment the following provisions:
Article IX Prohibited Activities
Section 9 Certain Activities Prohibited
No building permit will be issued and no development, construction, or substantial improvements shall be made as to any hospital, nursing home, jail, new mobile home, and / or mobile home sub-division, and / or existing mobile home park in any area identified as being partially or entirely within any identified flood plain area.
Enacted this 1st day of October 1984
Paul D. Mundorff
Original Ordinance in Vault
At a regular meeting of the Bolivar Borough Council held on October 1, 1984 the following Resolution was presented to Council for Adoption and Approval.
Resolved: to adopt , execute, and approve Ordinance # 5 of 1984
An Ordinance amending Ordinance Number 4 of 1984 so as to prohibit certain obstructions and activities on lands located partially or entirely within any flood identified flood plain area.
Approved and adopted this 1st day of October 1984