A geotechnical report prepared by a registered design professional shall be provided. The report shall contain at least the following:
- The nature and distribution of existing soils;
- Conclusions and recommendations for grading procedures;
- Soil design criteria for any structures or embankments required to accomplish the proposed grading; and
- Where necessary, slope stability studies, and recommendations and conclusions regarding site geology.
Exception: A geotechnical report is not required where the building code official determines that the nature of the work applied for is such that a report is not necessary.