|Citation||Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. 2010. Guidelines for Legislated Landslide Assessments for Proposed Residential Development in British Columbia.|
|Abstract/Description or Keywords||This document (1) provides guidelines of professional practice for a Professional
Engineer and Professional Geoscientist who carries out a landslide analysis for a
proposed residential development, and (2) provides guidance to the professional as to
how to relate the results of the analysis to a level of landslide safety for residential
development when required by provincial legislation. Appendix D to these guidelines
provides a Landslide Assessment Assurance Statement that must be submitted, along
with a landslide assessment report, to an Approving Authority.
Land Owners and Development Consultants; Land Use Planners, Approving Officers
and Building Inspectors; Municipalities, Regional Districts, and the Islands Trust6
provincial government; and the general public frequently rely on such landslide
assessments. These guidelines may also assist those parties.
These guidelines address typical project organization and responsibilities of the various
stakeholders; professional practices that should typically be provided; quality
assurance/quality control; and professional registration and education, training and
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