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(A) The county shall ensure that preventative maintenance is performed by inspecting all ESD, non-structural treatment systems and structural stormwater treatment measures. Inspection shall occur during the first year of operation and at least once every three years thereafter. In addition, a Stormwater Management Deed of Easement and Maintenance Agreement between the owner and the county shall be executed for ESD, non-structural treatment systems and structural stormwater treatment measures as required by this chapter.
(B) Inspection reports shall be maintained by the county for ESD, non-structural treatment systems and structural stormwater treatment measures.
(C) Inspection reports for ESD, non-structural treatment systems and structural stormwater treatment measures shall include the following:
(1) The date of inspection;
(2) Name of the inspector;
(3) An assessment of the quality of the SWM system related to ESD treatment practice efficiency and the control of runoff to the MEP;
(4) The condition of:
(a) Vegetation or filter media;
(b) Fences or other safety devices;
(c) Spillways, valves, or other control structures;
(d) Embankments, slopes, and safety benches;
(e) Reservoir or treatment areas;
(f) Inlet and outlet channels or structures;
(g) Underground drainage;
(h) Sediment and debris accumulation in storage and forebay areas;
(i) Any non-structural practices to the extent practicable; and
(j) Any other item that could affect the proper function of the SWM system.
(5) Description of needed maintenance.
(D) After notification of any deficiencies discovered from an inspection of a structural SWM facility, the owner shall have 30 days or other time frame as determined by the county to correct the deficiencies. The county shall conduct a subsequent inspection to ensure completion of the repairs.
(E) If repairs are not properly completed, the county may initiate enforcement proceedings.
(F) If, after an inspection by the county, the condition of a structural SWM facility presents an immediate danger to the public health or safety, the county may take action as may be necessary to protect the public and make the facility safe. Any cost incurred by the county shall be assessed against the owner pursuant to this chapter.
(2004 Code, § 191-23) (Ord. 01-12, passed 9-27-2001; Ord. 04-07, passed 4-1-2004; Ord. 2010-05, passed 4-29-2010; Ord. 2018-11, passed 11-29-2018)