§ 159.02  PURPOSE.
   (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)