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(1) A detailed study shall be required for any activity that is within 200 feet of a fish and wildlife habitat area.

(2) Due to the sensitive nature of certain species, the applicant shall notify the City if the proposed activity will occur within 660 feet (one-eighth of a mile) of a fish and wildlife habitat area; the City may then contact appropriate agencies and determine if a detailed study should be prepared, based on the sensitivity of the site.

(3) The City Planner shall require a detailed study of a habitat area if the following indicators are present:

(a) The area is listed in the City’s critical areas map as a fish and wildlife habitat area; or

(b) Documentation exists that shows that any of the classification criteria listed in PMC 28.20.030 are present, based on any of the references listed in this title; or

(c) A qualified fish and wildlife biologist finds that habitat conditions appropriate to meet one or more of the classification criteria listed above in PMC 28.20.030 exist; or

(d) The City Planner possesses a reasonable belief that a fish and wildlife habitat may exist. Such reasonable belief shall be supported by a site visit and subsequent consultation with a qualified fish and wildlife biologist. [Ord. 3911 § 2, 2009; Code 1970 § 28.20.040.]