The purpose of this article is to minimize erosion and sedimentation damage during the period of site construction activities until final landscaping and permanent erosion control measures are effectively in place by establishing standards and requirements for controlling erosion and sedimentation during site construction on all areas less than five acres in size, and during construction on individual residential sites less than two acres in size.  Construction activities on sites greater than five acres in size shall be in accordance with this section and shall obtain a State Department of Environmental Quality General permit for storm water discharges.
(Ord. 3055, passed 12-21-99)