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(a) All owners of land on which a construction project is performed and all persons performing the work, including without limitation any construction projects involving land disturbance activities, except that a local government or public authority is not a discharger for purposes of land disturbance activities conducted by others in connection with a private construction project in public rights-of-way, shall ensure that the following additional types of BMPs shall be installed, implemented, and maintained year round:
(1) Project planning;
(2) Good site management "Housekeeping", including waste management;
(3) Non-stormwater management;
(4) Erosion control;
(5) Sediment control;
(6) Run-on and run-off control; and
(7) Active/passive sediment treatment systems, where applicable.
(8) BMPs must be site specific, seasonably appropriate, and construction plan appropriate. Dry season BMPs must plan for and address unusual rain events that may occur during the dry season (May 1 through September 30th).
(b) Prior to obtaining any permit that allows for commencement of a construction project that includes land disturbance activities that can potentially generate pollutants in stormwater runoff, the owner of the property on which the land disturbance activities are performed or the person performing the work shall submit, to the satisfaction of the Director of Public Works or the authorized enforcement official, the following:
(1) A plan describing the pollution control strategies to be implemented on-site that complies with local ordinances and the NPDES Order. The plan submittal shall include the following information:
(A) The name, address, phone number and email for the owner and person performing the work;
(B) Basic site information including the address, hydrologic subarea, Waste Discharge Identification Number (WDID), if applicable, and approximate area of disturbance;
(C) Whether the site is considered a high threat to water quality pursuant to the NPDES Order;
(D) The project's estimated start and completion dates; and
(E) Identification of seasonally appropriate and effective BMPs and management measures as described in Section 67.809(a).
(c) BMPs shall be inspected routinely by the person performing the land disturbance activity or construction project and the property owner to ensure the BMPs are maintained and continue to function as intended. In addition, BMPs shall be inspected and maintenance, repair or replacement performed following every rain event to ensure the BMPs continue to function as intended.
(Added by Ord. No. 9424 (N.S.), effective 2-20-02; amended by Ord. No. 9518 (N.S.), effective 1-10-03; amended by Ord. No. 9926 (N.S.), effective 4-11-08; amended by Ord. No. 10096 (N.S.), effective 1-7-11; amended by Ord. No. 10385 (N.S.), effective 6-12-15; amended by Ord. No. 10410 (N.S.), effective 2-26-16)