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Title: 14 - Buildings and Constructions

Chapter: 05 - Grading Excavating and Filling

Section: 10 - Purpose

Tile purpose of this chapter is to promote and protect the public safety, convenience, comfort, prosperity, general welfare and Del Norte County\'s natural resources by establishing minimum requirements for grading, excavating and filling in order to:

A.  Control flooding, erosion and sedimentation and prevent damage to off-site property and resource conservation areas

B.  Avoid creation of unstable slopes or unstable filled areas

C.  Prevent impairment or destruction of potential leach fields for sewage disposal systems

D.  Regulate de facto development caused by uncontrolled grading and

E.  Implement the policies of the general plan coastal element within the county\'s designated California Coastal Zone.


(Ord. 83-03 (part), 1983.)