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(A) Any permitted land disturbance operation shall meet the design criteria set forth in the most recent edition of the Kentucky EPSC Field Guide, and shall be adequate to prevent erosion and control sediment from the site to the satisfaction of the MS4 representative or their designee. Cut and fill slopes shall be no greater than 3:1, except as approved by the MS4 representative or their designee to meet other community or environmental objectives.
(B) Clearing and grading of natural resources, such as forests and wetlands, and other natural features of concern, shall not be permitted, except when in compliance with all sections of this chapter, as well as any regional, state and federal regulation. Clearing techniques that retain natural vegetation, drainage patterns, and buffers along streams as described by the Kentucky EPSC Field Guide, shall be used to the satisfaction of the city.
(C) Clearing, except that necessary to establish sediment control devices, shall not begin until all sediment control devices have been installed, stabilized and approved by the MS4 representative or their designee at the pre-construction inspection.
(D) Phasing shall be required on all sites disturbing greater than 50 acres, and may be required on sites disturbing less than 50 acres, with the size of each phase to be established at plan review and included in the EPSC plan.
(Ord. 14-08, passed 9-3-2014) Penalty, see § 54.999