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A. Use Of Impervious Surfaces: No person shall apply fertilizer to or deposit grass clippings, leaves, or other vegetative materials on impervious surfaces, or within stormwater drainage systems, natural drainageways, or within wetland buffer areas.
B. Lawn Fertilizer Content: Except for the first growing season for newly established turf areas, no person shall apply liquid fertilizer which contains more than one-half percent (0.5%) by weight of phosphorus, or granular fertilizer which contains more than three percent (3%) by weight of phosphorus, unless the single application is less than or equal to one-tenth (0.1) pound of phosphorus per one thousand (1,000) square feet. Annual application amount shall not exceed one-half (0.5) pound of phosphorus per one thousand (1,000) square feet of lawn area.
C. Buffer Zone: Fertilizer applications shall not be made adjacent to any water body or wetland to a distance which is the larger of 16.5 feet or any buffer width as specified for individual wetlands in the Rosemount comprehensive wetland management plan. (Ord. 2015-01, 2-17-2015; amd. Ord. 2015-05, 7-7-2015)