§ 1031-3. Application For Approval Of Fill Material  


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  • A person may apply to the city manager for approval of material that is to be placed as fill within the City of Cincinnati. The source of the material may be inside or outside the City of Cincinnati. The city manager may designate a person within the administrative service to carry out the responsibilities and to exercise the authority given the city manager by this Chapter.

    The city manager may approve material as acceptable for use as fill material at a site intended for residential use on being satisfied after appropriate investigation that the levels of contaminants in the material do not exceed those allowable in residential soil.

    The city manager may after consultation with the commissioner of health adopt regulations to classify institutional uses a residential or as commercial or industrial uses based on the likely frequency and duration of exposure of persons frequenting the institutional use to soils at the site. The city manager may approve material as acceptable for use as fill material at a site intended for commercial or industrial use on being satisfied after appropriate investigation that the levels of contaminants in the material do not exceed those allowable in commercial or industrial soil.

(Ordained by Ord. No. 327-1995, eff. Nov. 3, 1995)