What is the Slope Ordinance?

It is Chapter 158 of the Haywood County Ordinances and it was enacted into law by the Board of Commissioners of Haywood County effective March 1, 2007. The Slope Ordinance is a set of standards for improved construction and development practices that will result in higher levels of safety and stability on developed land, while decreasing the potential of damage to natural resources and properties adjoining tracts containing artificial slope construction.

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1. What is the Slope Ordinance?
2. How does the Slope Ordinance affect me?
3. How do I obtain a copy of the Slope Ordinance?
4. Do I have to apply for a permit?
5. What is the Haywood County Engineering Review Board?
6. What is the compaction standard for fill slope construction?