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(a) The soil management report shall contain the following information:
(1) An analysis completed by a properly certified or accredited laboratory using accepted industry protocol. The analysis shall be of the soil for the proposed landscaped areas of the project that includes information about the soil texture, soil infiltration rate, pH, total soluble salts, sodium, and percent organic matter.
(2) Recommendations about soil amendments that may be necessary to foster plant growth and plant survival in the landscaped area using efficient irrigation techniques. Locally produced, non-petroleum based soil amendments shall be preferred.
(b) When a project involves mass grading of a site the applicant shall submit a soil management report that complies with subsection (a) above with the Certificate of Completion required by section 86.725.
(c) In projects with multiple landscape installations (i.e., production home developments) a soil sampling rate of 1 in 7 lots or approximately 15 percent will satisfy this requirement. Large landscape projects shall sample at a rate equivalent to 1 in 7 lots. Mass grading projects shall provide a soil sampling test for every 25,000 square feet of area graded.