46-5-47 Flood control--Permit required.
Flood control--Permit required.
No person may construct facilities on any
watercourse to control floods for the purpose of preventing or alleviating damage without a permit
issued pursuant to the procedure contained in chapter 46-2A. The permit may be approved subject
to conditions deemed necessary, including conditions to safeguard water supplies for existing water
permits and licenses, to assure the safety of works, and to prevent damage to property. No person
may construct works in a manner not approved in the permit for those works. This section applies
only to watercourses whose flow exceeds that of a dry-draw as defined in subdivision 46-1-6(8).
Source: SL 1983, ch 314, § 80; SL 2011, ch 165, § 272.