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15.03.080. Cuts

            (1)        General.  Unless otherwise recommended in the approved soils engineering or engineering geology report, cuts shall conform to the provisions of this Chapter.  In the absence of an approved soils engineering report, these provisions may be waived for minor cuts not intended to support structures.

            (2)        Slope.  The slope of cut surfaces shall be no steeper than is safe for the intended use and shall be no steeper than one (1) unit vertical in two (2) units horizontal (fifty percent (50%) slope) unless the permittee furnishes a soils engineering or an engineering geology report, or both, stating that the site has been investigated and giving an opinion that a cut at a steeper slope will be stable and not create a hazard to public or private property.

Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 03-31, Enacted, 9/4/2003

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