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24.70.070 Cuts.

A. General. Unless otherwise recommended in the approved soil engineering and/or engineering geology reports, cuts shall conform to the provisions of this Section.

B. Slope. The slope of cut surfaces shall be no steeper than is safe for the intended use. Cut slopes shall be no steeper than 2 horizontal to 1 vertical.

C. Drainage and terracing. Drainage and terracing shall be provided as required by Section 24.70.100.