PART 4: NATURAL RESOURCE PROTECTION
DIVISION 15-4.0100 NATURAL RESOURCES
NATURAL RESOURCE PROTECTION STANDARDSAll development in the City of Franklin shall comply with the natural resource protection standards setforth in Table 15-4.0100. All the natural resources required to be protected under this Division shallremain undisturbed and in a natural state except those natural resources where mitigation is permittedand where that mitigation is in strict accord with those requirements set forth in this Division of thisOrdinance. Any person or entity violating any provision of this Part 4 and any property owner uponwhose property there exists or occurs a violation of this Part 4, shall be subject to the penalty andremedy provisions of Division 15-9.0500 of this Ordinance. In addition, the provisions of this Part 4may be enforced by the City by way of all other legal and equitable remedies and the undertaking by theCity to cure any violations or complete any plans, work or measures in furtherance
with thecosts of such undertaking to be assessed against the property owner and entered upon the tax rollpursuant to the procedures for a special charge under 66.0627, Stats. Any violation of this Part 4 ishereby declared to be a public nuisance.SECTION
NATURAL RESOURCE FEATURES DETERMINATIONA. Steep Slopes. Steep slopes are defined in Division
of this Ordinance. Steep slopesshall be measured and graphically indicated on a topographic drawing and on the "NaturalResource Protection Plan." Such steep slope drawing shall graphically indicate those steep slopeareas, by slope type, of the property pursuant to the "steep slope" definition set forth in Division
of this Ordinance. Steep slopes are to be determined through the use of the followingsources and/or methods in the order indicated below.
the first source is considered inaccurateor inappropriate, as determined by the Zoning Administrator, the second source shall be used:1. Topographic survey prepared by and certified by a Wisconsin registered land surveyor ata contour interval of not less than two (2) feet.
"=100' City of Franklin topographic maps.
City of Franklin Unified Development Ordinance