City of Parkville, MO
Platte County
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[Ord. No. 1206 §1, 2-5-1990]
A. 
Except as provided in Section 520.020, no person shall, without first obtaining a grading permit for such work from the Building Official, alter or cause to be altered the present surface of the ground.
B. 
Grading which is incidental to and in conjunction with the construction of a building shall comply with all rules and regulations set forth in the current Edition of the Uniform Building Code.
[Ord. No. 1206 §2, 2-5-1990]
A. 
No permit shall be issued without approval by the Board of Aldermen for the following:
1. 
Any cut or fill at the property line;
2. 
Any cut or fill that would permanently divert one (1) drainage area to another drainage area.
3. 
Any cut or fill that would increase the amount or velocity of drainage to another area.
4. 
Depositing concrete, rock, dirt or other debris into a natural water course, thereby causing obstruction.
B. 
The permit application shall be accompanied by approved plans and drawings from a registered engineer before submittal to the Board of Aldermen for consideration.
[Ord. No. 1206 §3, 2-5-1990]
A. 
A grading permit is not required for the following:
1. 
Where grading is a part of an approved subdivision development for which street and utility plans have been approved.
2. 
Where grading is a part of an approved mining development.
3. 
A cut less than three (3) feet in depth or a fill less than two (2) feet, not intended to support structures, which does not exceed one hundred (100) cubic yards on any one (1) lot and does not obstruct a drainage course.
4. 
Utility installations and repairs.
[Ord. No. 1206 §4, 2-5-1990; Ord. No. 2891 § 2, 3-21-2017]
General. Fees shall be assessed in accordance with the provisions set forth in the schedule of fees adopted by the Board of Aldermen by resolution as authorized by Section 800.010 of the Municipal Code. The fees established in this Chapter include plan review fees, issuance fees and all necessary inspections by the City.
[Ord. No. 1206 §5, 2-5-1990]
Each grading permit shall be accompanied by a set of plans and specifications. The Director of Public Works may require any of the information, including engineering reports and soil reports, required in the current Edition of the Uniform Building Code.
[Ord. No. 1206 §6, 2-5-1990]
A. 
No grading permit shall be issued where the proposed work would result in a material change in the amount or pattern of surface water run-off to the injury of neighboring public or private property or rights of way.
B. 
All grading operations shall be carried out in such a manner as to minimize inconvenience and harm to adjacent properties and property owners. The deposit of concrete, rock, or any other fill material except for dirt, shall be considered as debris and shall be buried and compacted on a regular basis. Accumulations of unburied debris may constitute a public nuisance and are prohibited under the Criminal Code of the City of Parkville.
[Ord. No. 1206 §7, 2-5-1990]
No grading shall be permitted in areas zoned "B-4" until the development plan is submitted and approved by the Board of Aldermen.
[Ord. No. 1206 §8, 2-5-1990]
No grading permit shall be issued for the grading of land to be used for a planned commercial or industrial development until the City of Parkville's Public Works Department has reviewed and approved the development plan for such development showing contours of the natural ground surface elevations and grades of adjacent streets, finished ground surface elevations, and grades of all storm sewers or other drainage facilities, and surface water run-off calculations for the drainage area tributary to and including the property being graded.
[Ord. No. 1206 §9, 2-5-1990]
Any person, partnership or corporation violating the rules of this Chapter shall be subject to a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for such violation, and each day that such violation continues after the first (1st) transgression of such person, or agent of a partnership or corporation, may be deemed to be a separate offense.