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Recently Approved Ordinances
The following ordinances were adopted at the Town Council meeting held on Friday, August 21, 2015:

An Ordinance Amending Section 453-24 (B) of the Bethany Beach Town Code by
Eliminating Freeboard Requirements for Gas or Liquid Storage  
Synopsis
This ordinance replaces Section 453-24(B) with new language which eliminates freeboard requirements for gas or liquid storage tanks.

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An Ordinance Amending Section 453-21 (D) of the Bethany Beach Town Code  
Synopsis
this ordinance removes Section 453-21(D) by adding the phrase of “plus eighteen (18) inches of “ freeboard”. It is the understanding of Council such language must be included in the ordinance in order to receive FEMA credit for freeboard. 

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An Ordinance Amending Section 453-28 of the Bethany Beach Town Code  
Synopsis
This ordinance updates Section 453-28 to more clearly define when accessory structures must comply to the updated Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance

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An Ordinance Removing Section 453-4 (5) from the Bethany Beach Town Code  

Synopsis  
This ordinance removes Section 453-4(5) from the Town Code since if the section is not removed,  it would appear that properties in non-flood hazard areas would have to be considered the same as those in adjacent to special flood hazard areas (“SFHA”).

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