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(A) Lands to which this chapter applies. This chapter shall apply to all lands within the jurisdiction of the city.
(B) Compliance. No land shall hereafter be developed, redeveloped, graded, regraded, excavated, filled, bermed, diked, or cleared of its trees and undergrowth without full compliance with the terms of this chapter and other applicable regulations.
(C) Abrogration and greater restrictions. It is not intended by this chapter to repeal, abrogate, or impair any existing easements, covenants, or deed restrictions. However, where this chapter imposes greater restrictions, the provisions of this chapter shall prevail. All other ordinances inconsistent with this chapter are hereby repealed to the extent of their inconsistency only.
(D) Interpretation. The provisions of this chapter shall be considered as minimum requirements by the city and shall be deemed neither to limit nor repeal any of the other powers granted under state statutes.
(E) Warning and disclaimer of liability. The degree of protection required by this chapter is considered reasonable for regulatory purposes and is based on engineering and scientific methods of study and computations. This chapter does not imply that land uses permitted will be free from hydraulic or wind erosion or flooding. This chapter shall not create liability on the part of the city or any officer or employee thereof for any damages that result from reliance on this chapter or any administrative decision lawfully made thereunder.
(F) Severability. If any section, clause, provision or portion of this chapter is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of this chapter shall not be affected thereby.
(G) Plans to be prepared by professionals. All plans prepared and submitted by any person proposing development shall be prepared under the supervision of a registered professional engineer registered in the State of Oklahoma.
(Ord. 99-43, passed 8-2-99; Am. Ord. 2003-26, passed 8-18-03)