1351.06   APPLICATION PROCEDURES.
   (a)   SOIL DISTURBING ACTIVITIES SUBMITTING A STORMWATER POLLUTION PREVENTION PLAN (SWP3): The applicant shall submit two (2) sets of the SWP3 and the applicable fees to the City and two (2) sets of the SWP3 and the applicable fees to the Cuyahoga SWCD as follows:
      (1)   For subdivisions: After the approval of the preliminary plans and with submittal of the improvement plans.
      (2)   For other construction projects: Before issuance of a zoning permit by the Zoning Inspector.
      (3)   For general clearing projects: Prior to issuance of a zoning permit by the Zoning Inspector. 
   (b)   SOIL DISTURBING ACTIVITIES SUBMITTING AN ABBREVIATED STORMWATER POLLUTION PREVENTION PLAN (SWP3): The applicant shall submit two (2) sets of the Abbreviated SWP3 and the applicable fees to the City and two (2) sets of the Abbreviated SWP3 and the applicable fees to the Cuyahoga SWCD as follows: 
      (1)   For single-family home construction: Before issuance of a zoning permit by the Zoning Inspector.
      (2)   For other construction projects: Before issuance of a zoning permit by the Zoning Inspector.
      (3)   For general clearing projects: Prior to issuance of a zoning permit by the Zoning Inspector. 
   (c)   The City Engineer and the Cuyahoga SWCD shall review the plans submitted under 1351.06 (a) or (b) for conformance with this regulation and approve, or return for revisions with comments and recommendations for revisions.  A plan rejected because of deficiencies shall receive a narrative report stating specific problems and the procedures for filing a revised plan. 
   (d)   Soil disturbing activities shall not begin and zoning permits shall not be issued without
      i.   Approved SWP3 or Abbreviated SWP3
      ii.   Installation of erosion and sediment controls
      iii.   Physical marking in the field of protected areas or critical areas, including wetlands and riparian areas
   (e)   SWP3 for individual sublots in a subdivision will not be approved unless the larger common plan of development or sale containing the sublot is in compliance with this regulation.
   (f)   The developer, engineer and contractor, and other principal parties, shall meet with the City Engineer for a Pre-Construction Meeting no less than seven (7) days prior to soil-disturbing activity at the site to ensure that erosion and sediment control devices are properly installed, limits of disturbance and buffer areas are properly delineated and construction personnel are aware of such devices and areas.  Pre-Construction Meetings for Abbreviated SWP3s may be waived at the discretion of the City Engineer.
   (g)   Approvals issued in accordance with this regulation shall remain valid for one (1) year from the date of approval. 
(Ord. 2016-91.  Passed 1-9-17.)