Meeting the following standards and criteria shall be required, but that does not relieve any person from liability for sediment damage to another person’s property. For current standards and criteria in addition to the information listed below, refer to the current version of Engineering Rules and Regulations, the current version of the Ohio EPA General Construction Permit (GCP), and the most current version of the Rainwater and Land Development Handbook.
   (A)   To control sediment pollution from sheet and rill erosion.
   (B)   To control sediment pollution caused by accelerated erosion in drainage ways and grassed waterways, and in ditches and streams to be altered by the development.
   (C)   To control sediment pollution caused by sloughing, sliding or dumping of earth material into public waters; earth material shall not, without approval of the approving agency, be placed into public waters, or in such proximity, or caused to be left in such position by dumping, grading, piling or other construction that it may readily slide or slough into public waters.
   (D)   Responsibility.
      (1)   Any portion of the drainage system, including on-site and off-site storage facilities, that is constructed by the developer, will be continuously maintained by the owner or owners subsequent in title of the affected lands, unless it is officially accepted by the city for maintenance. The developer shall cause the maintenance obligation to be inserted in the chain of title to the affected lands as a covenant running with the land in favor of the city.
      (2)   Access to flood control or storm drainage facilities for emergency, inspection, maintenance and improvement purposes, shall be provided as described in the current version of the Engineering Rules and Regulations.
(‘65 Code, § 1391.06)  (Ord. 66-79, passed 6-5-79; Am. Ord. 08-027, passed 5-20-08; Am. Ord. 13-011, passed 3-19-13)