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Thursday, 07 January 2010 16:30

Grading Standards will be developed using established published sources and stakeholders.  The intent is that the standards will achieve the goals and intent of the ordinance without overburdening property owners.  Listed below are partial lists of the sources that will be used.  Additional sources and stakeholders will be added as necessary.  The draft standards are available for review and comment in the Public Input section of this web site.

Partial List of Sources

  • RCD’s Conservation Practice Standards
  • CA Stormwater Quality Association
  • Ventura County Air Pollution Control District Rule 55 Requirements
  • American Society for Testing of Materials
  • FEMA Publications
  • Ventura County Land Development Manual
  • Others

List of Grading Activities with Standards

  • Land Clearing
  • Cuts and Fills
  • Stockpiles
  • Level Storage Areas and Pads
  • Slope Repairs
  • Dams and Reservoirs
  • Site Drainage
  • Soil and Other Pollutant Discharges
  • Revegetation
  • Protection of Human Remains and Archaeological Resources
  • Protection of Natural Drainage Courses, Water Bodies and Wetlands
Last Updated on Thursday, 15 September 2011 16:04