(1) Unless waived by the planning director, the application shall be prepared by one or more of the following professionals:
(a) Oregon licensed architect.
(b) Oregon licensed civil engineer.
(c) Oregon licensed landscape architect.
(d) For applications submitted under EC 9.4780(3), a professionally trained botanist, biologist, ecologist, or geomorphologist or creek restoration specialist with a bachelor’s degree in the subject field and at least 5 years of applied experience in botany, biology, ecology, geomorphology, or a closely related field, or an Oregon licensed geologist.
(e) For applications submitted under EC 9.4930(3), a professionally trained botanist or biologist, with sufficient training and experience in planning and design to evaluate consistency of the application with all applicable standards.
(2) Unless waived by the planning director, if the application submitted under EC 9.4930(3) is not prepared by a professionally trained botanist or biologist, one or more of the professionals preparing the application shall have sufficient professional expertise and training in field botany or related biological sciences to evaluate consistency of the application with application standards.
(3) The application shall include a site plan that shows sufficient detail and supporting narrative information to demonstrate compliance with applicable standards. Unless waived by the planning director, the site plan shall be prepared by an Oregon licensed civil engineer or Oregon licensed surveyor.
(4) The site plan and application shall be signed by each of the professionals preparing the application, certifying that the application is true and correct to the best of his or her professional ability, and that, if applicable, the professional standards of his or her profession have been met therein.