City of Plattsburg, MO
Clinton County
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[Ord. No. 1490 §1, 11-14-2001]
"Grading", for the purposes of requiring a City grading permit, shall be defined as any grading, excavating, digging, bulldozing or placement of greater than five (5) cubic yards of dirt, earth, sand, soil or other aggregate material. Grading shall also include clearing and grubbing or scarifying more than one thousand (1,000) square feet of area. This definition shall not include any work performed for commercial agricultural purposes related to planting, seeding, spraying, fertilizing, terracing, weed control or harvesting.
[Ord. No. 1490 §1, 11-14-2001]
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Permit Required. No person, firm or corporation shall engage in grading operations as defined in Section 540.010 without first having obtained a permit from a City Official authorized to issue such permits.
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No permit shall be issued unless the applicant has first paid a twenty dollar ($20.00) permit fee to the City.
[Ord. No. 1490 §1, 11-14-2001]
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No permit shall be issued to any applicant until adequate information is provided to the City Building Inspector covering the character, amount, type of proposed grading and/or any other information that may be requested for review purposes of such permit.
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No permit shall be issued until such applicant is in possession of a valid City occupation permit.
C. 
No permit shall be issued to any applicant unless such applicant is in possession of proof that an underground utility locator service authorized by the City has been notified of the proposed grading operation.
D. 
Grading in conjunction with other construction activity, including construction of any building, shall require a separate grading permit in addition to any other permits that may be required by the City for that construction activity.
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Permit applicant shall be required to comply will all applicable Federal, State and local regulations related to runoff, silt and erosion control including, but not limited to, the requirement to construct, install or create such grade or physical barriers as may be required to prevent silt, erosion or runoff from leaving the property or from entering stormwater ditches, culverts or other devices located in the City rights-of-way.
[Ord. No. 1490 §1, 11-14-2001]
The issuance or granting of a grading permit upon plans and/or specifications shall not prevent the City or its duly authorized representative from thereafter requiring the correction of errors in said plans and specifications or from requiring corrective action to enforce the provisions of this Chapter or to prevent work from being carried out in violation of this Chapter.
[Ord. No. 1490 §1, 11-14-2001]
This Chapter shall not be construed as imposing upon the City any liability or responsibility for damage resulting from material or workmanship covering the work performed in accordance with issuance of a permit. Nor shall the City, any employee or official be held as assuming any such liability or responsibility by reason of investigation, supervision or inspection of said work.
[Ord. No. 1490 §1, 11-14-2001]
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the stipulations of this Chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and may be charged, at the option of the City, in Municipal Court. Conviction of such offense shall be punishable by a fine or confinement to be established under the general penalty provisions of the City Code. Each day such violation continues shall be a separate offense.