Loophole in grading ordinance
Last updated 4/26/2007 at Noon
A huge loophole in San Diego County’s Grading Ordinance allows scheming contractors and developers to circumvent county grading ordinances. This loophole violates America’s laws by citing and fining innocent persons (property owners) for unlawful action by others (contractors) even though the county knows who committed the unlawful grading. A class action lawsuit is needed. The process is:
1. Contractors and developers refuse to prepare job grading plans regardless of the amount of dirt moved. Only they know where they intend to grade.
2. The contractor segments his grading so that, i...