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Town of Geneseo Municipal Code, Chapter 54 Erosion and Sediment Control

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This chapter guides and regulates the design, construction, and maintenance of any development or activity which disturbs the topsoil or results in the movement of earth on land in order to promote the public welfare and safeguard persons, protect property, and prevent damage to the environment, including Conesus Lake and all bodies of water or watercourses in the Town of Geneseo. Performance standards include retaining existing vegetation and constructing sediment control measures prior to beginning any land disturbance activities, with all runoff to be directed to sediment control devices. Any person, entity, organization, or public agency seeking to initiate any land disturbance activities must obtain an erosion control permit, and comply with an approved erosion control plan and performance standards.