15A NCAC 18A .1944       RESTRICTIVE HORIZONS

(a)  Soils in which restrictive horizons are three inches or more in thickness and at depths greater than 48 inches below the naturally occurring soil surface shall be considered SUITABLE as to depth to restrictive horizons.  Soils in which restrictive horizons are three inches or more in thickness and at depths between 36 inches and 48 inches shall be considered PROVISIONALLY SUITABLE as to depth to restrictive horizons.  Soils in which restrictive horizons are three inches or more in thickness and at depths less than 36 inches shall be considered UNSUITABLE as to depth to restrictive horizons.

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

 

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

Eff. July 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1990; October 1, 1983.