Grading Plan Requirements

Land Development ProfessionalsGrading Plan 7LDP can provide you with complete grading plans that clearly illustrate existing and proposed site topography, and provide sufficient information to determine the limits of grading and disturbance.

Typical Grading plans may include the following:

Name and address of property owner

Name and location of existing, adjacent streets

Vicinity map

Intended use or purpose of work

North arrow and scale of drawing

Site plan including entire parcel with area of proposed grading indicated and enlarged for clarity if necessary

Existing structures, utilities, trees, watercourses, or any other topographical features of interest

Details of proposed structures, including retaining walls

Property lines, setbacks, or building envelopes

Existing and proposed contours. Topographic information must be at a suitable scale to insure clarity.

Volume of proposed grading for both cuts and fills

Cross-sections of cuts, fills, building pads, and driveways (including property lines where appropriate)

Clearly defined LIMITS OF GRADING activities (disturbed area)

Toe and top of cut and fill slopes

Profiles of proposed driveways and access roads (including gradient and stationing)

Width, radius, and drainage facilities for driveways and access roads

Proposed structural sections (sub-base, base, and pavement) for driveways and access roads (including compaction requirements).

Existing and proposed locations of all septic disposal systems (tanks, leach fields, and expansion areas)

Existing and proposed drainage facilities including culverts and other structures as appropriate

An adequate erosion control plan including appropriate details and specifications

Signature and stamp of civil engineer or architect

After review by local county or city planning departments, additional information and/or plan revisions may be requested to clarify the proposed scope of work and ensure that this work meets current Code requirements.

Call LDP to prepare your Grading Plans.

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