(a) Land disturbance, including, but not limited to clearing, grading, grubbing, logging, excavating, filling, and storing of materials;
(b) Structural development or demolition, including, but not limited to buildings, bridges, roads, and other infrastructure;
(c) Impervious surfaces, including, but not limited to parking lots, driveways, walkways, and patios; or
(d) Dewatering. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the following activities shall be exempt from the provisions of sections 6.625 to 6.645: (I) actions by a public utility, the city, or any other governmental agency to remove or alleviate an emergency condition, restore utility service, or reopen a public thoroughfare to traffic; or (ii) actions by any other person when the city determines, and documents in writing, that the actions are necessary to remove or alleviate an emergency condition, restore utility service, or reopen a public thoroughfare to traffic.
(2) Compliance. Regardless of whether a permit is required under section 6.635, no person shall engage in any construction activity covered by subsection (1) in a manner that can potentially impact water quality, adjacent properties or stormwater related natural resource areas except as allowed by this code. All persons shall implement erosion prevention and sediment control measures designed to meet the outcomes established in administrative rules promulgated by the city manager. Failure to meet those outcomes shall subject the person to the same enforcement provisions as those applicable to a permit holder under section 6.640.