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Except as specified in Section 87.704, no person shall conduct surface mining unless a Major Use Permit therefor is obtained, a Reclamation Plan is approved as provided by this chapter, the Zoning Ordinance, and SMARA, and financial assurances for reclamation have been approved by the County. Grading performed pursuant to such Major Use Permit or Reclamation Plan shall be in accordance with a plot plan and conditions approved therewith. Where surface mining has been conducted in violation of this or other ordinances, a Reclamation Plan shall be obtained for the restoration of the site.
(Added by Ord. No. 9547 (N.S.), effective 5-9-03; amended by Ord. No. 9634 (N.S.), effective 4-23-04)