MARCH 21, 2005SHAWNEE PLANNING COMMISSION MINUTESPAGE 15
The applicant has also submitted an erosion and sediment control plan as an integral part of the street and storm drainage improvement plans to the City for review and approval. The erosion and sediment control plan must show the type and location of all proposed measures, which will include at least one temporary construction entrance. Staff may require the plan to show additional measures, including diversion channels and siltation basins, at such locations as may be necessary to retain eroded material on the development site. Also, the plan must include general notes on installing and maintaining siltation control measures and restoring vegetation on disturbed areas, an installation schedule, details of any special grading activities, and standards details of all proposed measures.
Erosion and sediment control measures are required for all land disturbing activities. The applicant is responsible for installing all such measures shown on the approved plans prior to commencing any grading activities. The applicant is also responsible for maintaining such measures throughout construction until vegetation is established over the disturbed areas. Staff may require additional measures as may be necessary in the field to repair eroded areas and retain sediment on the development site. The applicant is responsible for installing such additional measures or repairing existing measures within 72 hours of receiving notification. All disturbed areas must be covered with sod, or seed and mulch, immediately following the completion of final site grading. All temporary measures must be removed once vegetation is established over the disturbed areas.
The applicant/homebuilder is responsible for submitting a Category II Plot Plan to the City in accordance with the “lot-to-lot” grading standards for each lot in the residential development prior to the issuance of any type of building permit.
The applicant is responsible for obtaining such permits as may be required by the Army Corps of Engineers (COE) for grading activities covered by Section 402 (Wetlands) and Section 404 (Waters of the United States) of the Clean Water Act.
The applicant is responsible for obtaining such permits as may be required by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) for grading activities covered by the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Program. A copy of the application for any required permit must be submitted to the City prior to the issuance of any grading permit.
14.The site contains areas of mature tree cover ranging from dense cover to sparsely scattered trees. While it is expected that many of the trees on the site will be lost due to grading, every effort shall be taken to preserve as many of the existing mature trees on the site as possible. The applicant submitted a tree preservation