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B-4 General Residential Engineering (2016-03-15)

Construction and repair of appurtenances to residential structures. This scope includes all B-4R subclassifications: B-4R Corrosion Control; B-4R Sport Court Accessories; B-4R Soil Stabilization (note: Appurtenance is defined in R4-9-101 definitions).

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