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.010 Supervision. The Civil Engineer shall exercise sufficient supervisory control during the grading operation to insure compliance with the approved grading plans.
.020 Inspections. It shall be the responsibility of the Civil Engineer to coordinate all site inspection during grading operations. The site inspections shall include, but not be limited to:
.0201 Sufficient inspections by the engineering geologist to assure the City Engineer that all geologic conditions are properly considered. Where geological conditions warrant, the City Engineer shall require periodic geological reports;
.0202 Sufficient inspection and compaction control by the Soil Engineer to assure the City Engineer that all fills are being properly controlled. Periodic compaction reports certifying the acceptability of all controlled fills shall be required by the City Engineer.
.030 Engineered Grading Requirements. It shall be the responsibility of the Civil Engineer who prepares the approved grading plan to incorporate all recommendations from the soil engineer and engineering geology reports into the grading plan. He shall also be responsible for the professional inspection and certification of the grading within his area of technical specialty. This responsibility shall include, but need not be limited to, inspection and certification as to the establishment of line, grade and drainage of the development area. The Civil Engineer shall act as the coordinating agent in the event the need arises for liaison between the other professionals, the contractor and the City Engineer. The Civil Engineer shall also be responsible for the preparation of revised plans if required, and the submission of as-graded grading plans upon completion of the work and prior to issuance of any building permit.
Engineering geology and soil engineering reports shall be required as specified in Sections 17.06.090 and 17.06.100. During grading all necessary reports, compaction data and soil engineering and engineering geology recommendations shall be submitted to the Civil Engineer and the City Engineer by the Soil Engineer and the Engineering Geologist.
The Soil Engineer's area of responsibility shall include, but need not be limited to, the professional inspection and certification concerning the preparation of ground to receive fills, testing for required compaction, stability of all finish slopes and the design of buttress fills, where required, utilizing data supplied by the Engineering Geologist.
The City Engineer shall inspect the project at the various stages of the work requiring certification and at any more frequent intervals necessary to verify that adequate control is being exercised by the professional consultants.
.040 Notification of Noncompliance. If, in the course of fulfilling their responsibility under this chapter, the Civil Engineer, the Soil Engineer, the Engineering Geologist or the testing agency finds that the work is not being done in conformance with this chapter or the approved grading plans, the discrepancies shall be reported immediately in writing to the person in charge of the grading work and to the City Engineer. Recommendations for corrective measures shall be submitted in writing.
.050 Transfer of Responsibility for Certification. If the Civil Engineer, the Soil Engineer, the Engineering Geologist or the testing agency of record are changed during the course of the work, the work shall be stopped until the replacement has agreed in writing to accept the responsibility within the area of their technical competence for certification upon completion of the work. (Ord. 3411 § 2 (part); April 1, 1975.)