§ 157.03 PERMITS.
   (A)   No person shall be granted a site development permit for land-disturbing activity that would require the uncovering of one acre or more without the approval of an Erosion and Sediment Control Plan by the town.
   (B)   No site development permit is 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 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 filing fee.
   (D)   Each application shall include a statement that any land clearing, construction or development involving the movement of earth shall be in accordance with the Erosion and Sediment Control Plan and that a responsible person designated by the applicant shall visit the site each day when construction or grading activity takes place to assure the plan is being strictly followed.
   (E)   Upon a permit holder’s failure to comply strictly with the Erosion and Sediment Control Plan, the town may require the permit holder to post a performance bond, letter of credit or other improvement security, in the amount of 125% of the value of the improvements to cover all costs of improvements, landscaping, maintenance and repair of improvements, engineering and inspection costs, for the period as specified by the town.
(Ord. 2029, passed 4-18-2006)