Village of Twin Oaks, MO
St. Louis County
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Section 515.010 Intent; Land Disturbance Code, when applicable.

[Ord. No. 475 §1, 2-3-2015[1]]
The provisions contained in Article III (Private Property Site Work) of this Chapter 515 shall apply when the Building Commissioner determines that an application for an excavation, fill or grading permit (collectively, a Site Work Permit) properly falls within the provision of Article III rather than Article II (Right-of-Way and Underground Utilities) or Section 407.020 of this Code (Land Disturbance Code).
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Editor's Note: Former Ch. 515, containing Sections 515.010515.100, enacted 5-4-2011 by §1 of Ord. No. 333, was repealed 2-3-2016 by §1 of Ord. No. 475.

Section 515.020 Definitions.

[Ord. No. 475 §1, 2-3-2015]
Definitions. For purposes of this Chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings set forth below.
EXCAVATION
Any act by which existing topography or terrain, whether natural or improved, is cut or dug into, or earth or similar material is dug, uncovered, removed, displaced, relocated by machinery or similar means and shall include the conditions resulting therefrom. Excavation shall include:
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The installation or construction of a new driveway,
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The expansion or enlargement of an existing driveway, or
3. 
The replacement of an existing driveway when the existing driveway material is removed.
FILL
Any act by which earth, sand, gravel, rock or any similar material is deposited, placed or transported to any location other than from the place from which excavated and shall include the conditions resulting therefrom.
GRADING
Excavation, fill or other similar site disturbance which alters existing surface drainage or topography and shall include conditions resulting from any excavation or fill.
SITE WORK
Excavation, fill or grading activities or a combination thereof.

Section 515.030 Protection of Public.

[Ord. No. 475 §1, 2-3-2015]
The construction, maintenance or existence of any unprotected, unbarricaded, open or dangerous excavation, hole or pit is hereby prohibited. All excavations shall be performed pursuant to a permit issued by the Building Commissioner as provided herein or pursuant to Section 407.020 of this Code (Land Disturbance Code) and shall be properly protected with warning signs, fencing or other protections installed in such manner as may be prescribed by the Building Commissioner.