No soil test was required for medium, high rise buildings before January 2014 – King

The submission of soil tests was not a requirement for high and medium rise buildings that were under construction prior to January 2014, according to City Council Public Relations Officer Royston King.

King made the disclosure in an invited comment in response to comments made by Vice Chairman of the City Works Committee Anthony Boyce, in a letter published in the April 2, 2014 edition of Stabroek News.

In his letter, Boyce questioned whether soil tests were submitted to the City Engineer’s Department for a five-storey building currently under construction at Robb and Camp Streets.

According to King, because the construction work started prior to January, 2014, the developer would not have been required …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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