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10.10.020 Purpose.

City Code Section

(Amended by Ordinance 191000, effective October 21, 2022.)

  1. This Title provides requirements for ground-disturbing activities related to construction or other uses in order to reduce erosion and discharges of sediment and pollutants. The Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations seek to:
  2. A. Reduce the sediment and pollutants contained in erosion caused by construction and development;
  3. B. Reduce the amount of sediment and pollutants entering storm drainage systems and surface waters from all ground disturbing activity;
  4. C. Reduce the amount of erosion placing dirt and mud on the public right-of-way and surrounding properties during construction and development; and,
  5. D. Reduce the amount of soil and dust placed into the air during ground disturbing activity.