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Any person, firm or corporation or any owner or lessee of a lot or land desiring a permit to change or alter the grade or topography or clear such lot or land of trees and vegetation as referred to in Section 921.19 or seeking plan approval pursuant to an application for a building permit shall file with the Service Director and/or City Engineer a written application therefor. A fifty dollar ($50.00) fee shall be submitted with each such application. The Service Director and/or City Engineer may require the application to include some or all of the following information depending upon the nature and scope of the proposed operation:
(a) The full name and address of the applicant, and if the applicant is a partnership, the full name and address of each of the partners, and if the applicant is a corporation, the name and address of its principal officers.
(b) Plan or description of the land from which the soil or substance is to be removed or on which the soil or substance is to be deposited, specifying the type of soil or substance to be removed or deposited and the quantity in cubic yards of soil or substance to be removed or deposited.
(c) If persons other than the owner are interested in securing a permit, the owner shall join in, sign and be made a party to the application for such permit and shall agree to be bound by any condition imposed or made a part of said permit.
(d) The method by which the soil or substance is to be removed from or deposited on said land, and the equipment that will be used, specifying further the equipment that will be left upon the land between the commencement and completion of the operation.
(e) A site plan, developed from a field survey, showing the existing and proposed grade or topography at one or two foot contour intervals on the lot or land involved and the land within 300 feet of the land involved including property lines, easements, street right-of-ways, watercourses, bodies of water and existing structures. Said site plan shall be prepared at a scale of no less than fifty feet per inch by a licensed engineer or surveyor.
(f) A sufficient number of dated photographs of the land showing the existing condition of the land depicting trees, landscape features and existing structures.
(g) Engineering details, plans or methods concerning the prevention of erosion, dust control, alteration or filling of drainage ditches, swales or culverts, interfering with or buying sewer or utility lines and the changes in the surface water runoff and the control thereof including an erosion and sedimentation control plan in compliance with Section 921.25.
(h) The plans or methods by which the land is to be restored after the removal or deposit of the soil or substance including the reseeding and/or replanting of the land.
(i) Chemical analysis of the soil or substance to be removed and/or embanked.
(j) The method of drainage sufficient to provide positive drainage of the entire site to be used during and after the operation is completed.
(k) Certification by a licensed engineer indicating the type of construction which could not be located upon the land as a result of the removal or deposit of the soil or substance.
(l) A plan or description of the proposed use of the land after removal or deposit of soil or substance.
(m) Written acknowledgment that the applicant will bear the expense of the necessary municipal inspections during the operation under the permit. Said expense shall be at hourly rates as established by the Service Director or City Engineer.
(n) A work schedule setting forth the proposed time limits within which the operation will be commenced and completed showing the days and hours of operation, proposed haul roads if over the road vehicles are employed, methods of traffic control, methods of maintenance to insure that public right-of-ways are kept undisturbed, clean and safe along or in the vicinity of the proposed haul roads from or to the land involved.
(o) Such other or further information as the Service Director and/or City Engineer may deem necessary.
(Ord. 11-2001. Passed 1-16-01.)