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Only the following buildings, structures, uses and related soil disturbing activities may be permitted within a riparian setback without a zoning permit.
(a) Recreational Activities: Fishing, hunting, picnicking, picnic tables, picnic shelters, and wildlife observation areas; trails, walkways, and paths for non-motorized vehicles constructed of pervious materials.
(b) Removal of Damaged or Diseased Trees: Damaged or diseased trees and other associated debris may be removed.
(c) Maintenance and Repairs: Maintenance and repair on buildings, structures, roads, driveways, bridges, culverts, trails, walkways, paths, wastewater treatment plans and appurtenances, storm sewers, and all other buildings, structures and uses lawfully existing at the time of passage of this Zoning Ordinance, as covered by in Section 1272.02 , Nonconforming Uses, or permitted in the riparian setback under this Zoning Ordinance or through the granting of a variance.
(d) Maintenance and Cultivation of Lawns and Landscaping: The maintenance of existing, and the cultivation of new lawns, landscaping, shrubbery, and trees.
(e) On-site Waste Water Treatment Plants: On-site waste water treatment plans subject to the regulations enforced by the Medina County General Health District or the Ohio EPA.
(f) Revegetation and/or Reforestation: The revegetation and/or reforestation of the riparian setback so long as species of shrubs and vines recommended by Medina SWCD for stabilizing flood prone areas along streams within the County of Medina are utilized.
(Ord. 2019-04. Passed 4-2-19.)