If consistent with the approval criteria in EC 9.8865 Zone Change Approval Criteria, the NR zone may be applied to wetlands, water features and other natural areas that are:
(1) Not included on the city’s acknowledged Goal 5 inventory and are:
(a) Recognized as a locally outstanding natural resource area in an adopted plan; or
(b) Less than 5 acres in size and providing habitat for a federally listed rare, threatened, or endangered plant or animal species; or
(c) Less than 5 acres in size and serving at least 2 of the natural functions and values listed in EC 9.2500 Purpose of NR Natural Resource Zone.
(2) Included on the city’s acknowledged Goal 5 inventory and are designated as "wetlands to be protected" or "wetlands to be enhanced for mitigation credit" on Map 3 of the adopted West Eugene Wetlands Plan and acquired by a public agency or non-profit conservation organization.