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(A) The city adopts these erosion and sediment control regulations to establish feasible and economically reasonable standards aimed at achieving a level of management and conservation practices which will abate erosion of the soil and degradation of the waters of the state by soil sediment, caused by nonfarm earth-disturbing activities.
(B) These regulations further intend, but are not limited to:
(1) Permit development while keeping erosion and sedimentation at existing levels; and
(2) Reduce damage to receiving streams and impairment of their capacity which may be caused by sedimentation.
(1982 Code, § 159.02) (Res. 96-20, passed 2-3-1997)