What is Grading?
Any excavating, filling, embanking, clearing, grubbing or agricultural clearing on public or private property, including constructing slopes and facilities incidental to such work.
The cutting and removal of existing vegetation without disturbance to the soil or surface, or destruction of the root system.
Removal or destruction of vegetation by disturbing the root system or soil surface. Activity that can range from reshaping a hillside for a new subdivision to terracing a backyard slope.