15A NCAC 18A .1943       SOIL DEPTH

(a)  Soil depths to saprolite, rock, or parent material greater than 48 inches shall be considered SUITABLE as to soil depth.  Soil depths to saprolite, rock, or parent material between 36 inches and 48 inches shall be considered PROVISIONALLY SUITABLE as to soil depth.  Soil depths to saprolite, rock, or parent material less than 36 inches shall be classified UNSUITABLE as to soil depth.

(b)  Where the site is UNSUITABLE with respect to depth, it may be reclassified PROVISIONALLY SUITABLE after a special investigation indicates that a modified or alternative system can be installed in accordance with Rule .1956 or Rule .1957 of this Section.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑335(e);

Eff. July 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1988.