§ 151.223  WETLAND MITIGATION PERFORMANCE STANDARDS.
   (A)   All wetland mitigation facilities shall meet the following performance standards:
      (1)   They shall meet the definition of a wetland set forth in § 151.201;
      (2)   All vegetated zones within any wetland mitigation facility shall achieve 85% cover;
      (3)   The emergent community shall achieve 60% aerial coverage;
      (4)   The floating vascular community shall meet 25% aerial coverage; and
      (5)   Open water shall have 0% vegetative coverage.
   (B)   A wetland mitigation facility designed to mitigate for impacts upon wetlands with a FQI of less than 7 shall achieve a minimum FQI three points greater than the FQI of the wetland impacted within the five-year monitoring period.
   (C)   A wetland mitigation facility designed to mitigate for impacts upon wetlands with an FQI of 7 or more but less than 25 shall achieve a minimum FQI five points greater than the FQI of the wetland impacted within the five-year monitoring period.
(Ord. 2019-03, passed 4-15-2019)