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A. All clearing, grading and stormwater management construction activities that do not involve any of the thresholds listed above do not require City-approved clearing, grading and stormwater management plans or a permit, but still must meet the requirements specified in RMC 15.24.020.

B. Activities that do not require approved plans or permits must still provide and install sediment and erosion control and pollution prevention BMPs as necessary to protect water quality.

C. The following activities are unregulated by this chapter even if the criteria in RMC 15.24.050 are exceeded:

1. Agricultural crop management of existing farmed areas.

2. Cemetery graves involving less than 50 cubic yards of excavation, and related filling per each cemetery plot.

3. Public pavement maintenance such as pothole and square cut patching, overlaying existing asphalt or concrete pavement with asphalt or concrete without expanding the area of coverage, shoulder grading, reshaping/regrading drainage systems, crack sealing, resurfacing with in-kind material without expanding the road prism, pavement preservation activities that do not expand the road prism, and vegetation maintenance.

4. Public underground utility projects that replace the ground surface with in-kind material or materials with similar runoff characteristics are only subject to Minimum Requirement #2, Construction Stormwater Pollution Prevention. (Ord. 3081 § 2, 2022; Ord. 2860 § 3 (part), 2016: Ord. 2532 § 2 (part), 2010: Ord. 2218 § 1, 2004).