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The design, testing, installation and maintenance of erosion controls, as detailed in the erosion control plan, shall be in accordance with the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Catalog of Stormwater Best Management Practices for Idaho Cities and Counties or the manufacture's specifications, and shall be based on the following conditions, goals and expectations:
A. Soil Exposure: Minimization of soil exposure through phasing of projects;
B. Landslides, Erosion: Prevention of landslides, slope failures, gully developments and hill erosion at hillside locations;
C. Final Stabilization: Establishment of final stabilization measures of exposed soil areas resulting from land disturbing activities (refer to definition of final stabilization under section 9-14-1-3, "Definitions", of this chapter);
D. Deposit, Tracking Mud, Debris: All necessary action shall be taken to minimize the depositing and tracking of mud, dirt, sand, gravel, rock or debris on the public right-of- way. The owner of the site of the construction activity or the permit holder with respect to the construction site shall be responsible for any clean up of the public rights-of-way or private property not under the permit holder's control necessitated from any tracking or depositing of mud, dirt, sand, gravel, rock or debris, or shall reimburse the City for any expenses incurred by the City to effectuate the clean up;
E. Construction Ramps: Construction ramps shall be constructed of material that will not erode or deteriorate under adverse conditions, and shall not be placed in a manner as to interfere with or block the passage of stormwater runoff;
F. Sediment Damages: Prevention of sediment damages to storm drain systems;
G. Temporary Sediment Basins: Use of temporary sediment basins in compliance with the Federal construction general permit;
H. Downstream Erosion: Control of stormwater discharge to minimize downstream erosion;
I. Waterways, Outlets: Stabilization of waterways and outlets prior to conveying water;
J. Stormwater Inlets: Protection of stormwater inlet structures from sediment during construction;
K. Washout Basins: Washout basins for concrete, stucco, non-VOC paints, drywall adhesive and similar substances;
L. Access Routes: Construction of access routes;
M. Sediment Disposal: Control measures for disposal of sediment from temporary erosion and sediment control devices;
N. Maintenance Of Facilities: Maintenance of erosion and sediment control facilities and practices and installed best management products so they remain effective;
O. Material Delivery; Site Parking: Control measures to accommodate construction material delivery and construction site parking;
P. Building Waste: Control measures for disposal of construction and building waste used during construction and site clean up;
Q. Stormwater Controls: Stormwater runon and runoff controls;
R. Dust Suppression: Provisions for dust suppression, including treatment of disturbed surface areas with dust suppressants during all activities until site stabilization has occurred. These provisions must include one or any combination of the following:
1. Application of chemical stabilization to unstabilized roads, vehicle parking areas, or other disturbed surface areas.
2. Application of dust suppressants on disturbed surface areas.
3. Application of water to disturbed surface areas or prior to initiating any construction activity.
4. Sweeping and cleaning street locations used for vehicle exits from construction sites.
5. Application of temporary seed, vegetation or other control methods approved by PDS.
6. Sequencing of activities.
7. Preservation of vegetation.
8. Monitoring of local weather forecast;
S. Pollutants: Dewatering process and procedures which will remove pollutants in discharges that will comply with all applicable water quality standards for the receiving waters;
T. Buffers: Maintain adequate buffers or equivalent between construction limits and waters of the U.S and waters of the State to comply with Idaho Water Quality Standards and consistent with the most current construction general permit;
U. Turbidity Monitoring: Turbidity monitoring may be required at construction sites that directly discharge to a water body, as required by the most current construction general permit or the State;
V. Soil Compaction: For sites disturbing one acre or greater, soil compaction shall be minimized on areas of the site where final vegetative stabilization will occur or where surface infiltration practices will be installed. If soil compaction cannot be avoided, appropriate soil conditioning techniques shall be used;
W. Topsoil Preservation: For sites disturbing one acre or greater, native topsoil shall be preserved unless it is not technologically possible or economically practicable;
X. Structure Removal: Removal of all structural Best Management Practices upon achieving final stabilization of the site. (Ord. 48-14, 12-16-2014, eff. 1-1-2015)