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The purpose and intent of this chapter is to:
A. Promote and protect the health, safety and general welfare of the citizens of the City and enhance and preserve the quality and value of our resources by regulating construction activities.
B. Provide for the protection of stormwater, groundwater, water bodies, watercourses and wetlands pursuant to and consistent with the Clean Water Act, and NPDES permits granted to the City.
C. Manage and control the amount of pollutants in stormwater discharges, soil erosion, sediment discharge, and mud and dirt deposits on public roadways caused by or a result of construction activities.
D. Ensure adequate drainage, stormwater management and soil conservation measures are utilized at the site of any construction activity.
E. Restore and maintain water quality by reducing solid particulate matter emissions caused by construction activities on site. (Ord. 48-14, 12-16-2014, eff. 1-1-2015)