(A)   Prior to the beginning of clearing on any project that will involve the disturbance of one or more acres of land, the property owner or project developer shall apply for a site development permit. Each permit application shall include an erosion and sediment control plan prepared for that project.
   (B)   Site development permits are not required for the following activities:
      (1)   Any emergency activity that is immediately necessary for the protection of life, property or natural resources; and
      (2)   Existing nursery and agricultural operations conducted as a permitted main or accessory use.
   (C)   Each site development permit application shall bear the name(s) and address(es) of the owner or developer of the site and of any consulting firm retained by the applicant together with the name of the applicant's principal contact at such firm and shall be accompanied by a fee in accordance with the following schedule:
Disturbed area
Between 1 and 2.0 acres
Between 2.0 and 5.0 acres
Between 5.0 and 10.0 acres
10.0 acres and above
$10 / per acre of disturbed area
(Ord. 2006-20, passed 11-21-06)