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Part 2 – Earthworks and Land Stability


2.2    Standards

Any person who is involved in the design of earthworks for a development should be familiar with the following NZ Standards:

NZS 4402:1986 – Methods of Testing Soils for Civil Engineering Purposes
NZS 4431:1989 – Code of Practice for Earth Fill for Residential Development

Note: Developers should also be familiar with the requirements of the Waikato Regional Council Guidelines – “Erosion and Sediment Control for Soil Disturbance Activities”.