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The following standards must be met to the satisfaction of the city planner prior to permit issuance:

A. Cut slopes shall be no steeper than is safe for the intended use and shall not be steeper than two horizontal to one vertical, or as recommended by a soils engineer.

B. Fills that are intended for building sites shall be constructed in conformance with the requirements of the latest edition of the IBC as adopted by the city.

C. Except as permitted by the city, no material other than earth material shall be buried or placed in fills. Placement of other than earth material is regulated by state statutes or federal laws and additional permits may be required.

D. Fills shall be constructed using earth materials, compaction methods and construction techniques, so that stable fills are created.

E. Grading, filling, or clearing in or within the vicinity of a wetland shall comply with CEMC Chapter 18.01.

F. Grading, filling or clearing in an area of special flood hazard shall be done in accordance with the latest version of the City of Cle Elum floodplain management ordinance (CEMC Chapter 15.24) or this chapter, whichever has the more stringent development regulations.

G. Grading, filling or clearing of archaeological sites shall be done in accordance with WAC Chapter 25-48, as now adopted or as may be amended, or other applicable state or federal law.

(Ord. 1222 § 3 (Exh. C), 2004)