How much topsoil do I need to get final grade?

As a general rule, the acceptable amount of topsoil that should be placed on top of the rough grade is about 10 to 15 centimeters (4 to 6 inches), and you should follow the same slopes that your Builder has established for the rough grade.  

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1. I had my grading approved, and the neighbours construction/grading damaged mine. Who is responsible for fixing it?
2. Does the Town of Slave Lake provide Lot Grading Certificates?
3. How much topsoil do I need to get final grade?
4. Can I use washed rock, decorative rock, or bark chips to bring the land up to final grade?
5. Do I need to book an appointment for an inspection?
6. Do I need to be present for the inspection?
7. Can I meet the Lot Grading Inspector on site?
8. Can I plant flowers and flower beds before the inspector comes out?
9. How long do I have to fix the deficiencies?
10. How do I fix the deficiencies?
11. What happens if I have laid down sod and the Inspection fails? Do i have to rip up all the sod?
12. Is there a charge for lot grading inspections or re-inspections?
13. I have my grading ready for inspection, and then it rained. My grading is damaged/settled. Am I required to fix it?
14. How early or late in the season does the Town of Slave Lake do lot grading inspections?