15.40.010: INTENT:
The intent of this Chapter is to reduce the discharge of sediment and potential pollutants from properties to the maximum extent practicable, to protect water quality, and to satisfy the appropriate water quality requirements of the Clean Water Act by requiring City approval of a plan for erosion and sediment control when a qualifying ground disturbing activity is proposed, and by requiring that all persons proposing to conduct a qualifying ground disturbing activity obtain a Ground Disturbance Permit from the City as provided in this Chapter. (Ord. 3660 § 1, 2020)