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Retaining Wall Structural Inspection

A thorough inspection procedure is critical in ensuring the structural integrity of retaining walls. Use this Retaining Wall Structural Inspection form to verify that the structural dimensions were referenced, the height of the walls comply with regulations, barriers are equipped where necessary, and more. Use the GPS feature to record an accurate location of your inspection site and customize the form to accommodate the specific needs of your inspection guidelines. This app works both on and offline.

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Retaining Wall Structural Inspection

General

Site ID

Inspector

Inspection Date

Contact on site

Area of work inspected

Site Location

Retaining Wall

Approved Consent documents on site

Previous comments/ instructions – PIM/BC conditions and endorsements

Siting

Dimensions off boundary recording what survey pegs were referenced if applicable

Excavation

Excavations, slopes, temporary retaining-- site safe.

Pollution/ sediment control in place to RDC requirements.

Design

Height of wall and surcharges comply with the consent.

Timber Pole Retaining Wall

Post hole diameter, depth and centers to plan.

Pitch of wall as per consent

Minimum posts, sized and graded to Engineers specification.

Minimum retaining timber type, size and graded to Engineers requirements.

Masonary Or Tilt Panel Retaining Wall Foundation

Ground Bearing is 100 kpa minimum

Reinforcing steel tied and placed in accordance with consented documents.

Foundations are clean, square and to correct dimensions.

Drainage

Provision is made for the installation of drainage behind retaining wall

Provision is made for the installation of drainage behind retaining wall Drain is located on correct side of boundary

Provision is made for the installation of drainage behind retaining wall Drain is located on correct side of boundaryDrainage coil is discharging to an approved outfall.

Safety From Falling/ Fence On Retaining Wall

Barrier required where fall >1m possible (dependant on accessability)

Has barrier, fence been factored into engineer’s design

Resource consent approval required for the fence over 2m from natural ground level

Documentation

Engineers Producer Statements received if required in consent conditions.

Engineers Producer Statements received if required in consent conditions. PS 3 for construction received if required in consent conditions/ endorsements.

Confirmation of siting from registered surveyor if necessary