The following shall apply:
The Consent Holder (or Building Consent Holder where appropriate) shall appoint a Category 1, 2 or 3 Geo-Professional for the volume and location of earthworks as defined in DS-10 – Appendix B.5 Table 1: Geo-Professional Requirements for Geohazard Risk Assessment and Mitigation.
Earthworks shall be designed and constructed in such a way as to minimise soil erosion and sediment discharge. Where necessary, permanent provision shall be made to control erosion and sediment discharge from the area of the earthworks.
Generation of dust during and after the earthworks operation shall be considered during the planning and design phase. If necessary, specific measures shall be incorporated to control dust.
Observation, quality assurance and review of the earthworks design during the construction phase are covered in CS-3 Earthworks.
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