Frank Owens Contractors Review: Land Preparation

Site clearance is a vital part of every construction projects. It entails removing hazardous materials from a site area, as well as leveling and preparing the land for any construction projects. This type of work has a method to follow to become successful.

Below are the essential actions to follow in site clearing:

  1. Site access

Safety of people is the top priority. Due to hazardous chemicals used in the site area, people who have site safety training should only be allowed on the premises.

  1. Permit

Excavation permit or site clearance must be issued to the person in charged with the clearing operation.

  1. Controlling unauthorized person in the site

Establishing boundaries to restrict access to secured or high-risk areas.

  1. Perimeter fence

The operation will only be done within the boundaries set and approved in the contract

  1. Vegetation removal

Vegetation elimination on the project site must be disposed of properly in accordance with the environmental regulations.

The landowner must constantly engage in every construction operation to ensure that all activities are done according to their approved objectives and requirements. Frank Owens Contractors provides utility service which aims to help clients attain their objectives in the most efficient and economical way.


Frank Owens Contractors Review: Site Clearing Preparation

Site clearing is the first task of site preparation. The site must be cleared and in graded condition before starting any constructions works. Site clearing is the removal of obstacles that might hinder the construction process such as plants, trees, rocks or old infrastructures that must be demolished.


Here are some ways to manage the work and ensure the necessary safety and precautions for those involved during the process:

  1. Land clearing permit

Land clearing permit is required for certain site clearing activities within the city. Necessary documentation and agreements must be established to ensure that proper control measures are taken to avoid all hazards and damage beyond the boundaries.

  1. Workplace safety

Safety of workers and non-workers are utmost importance. Most accidents happen due to improper use of heavy equipments and explosives. Workers who have access to the site area must have a good understanding of safety measures.

  1. Project boundaries

Construction boundary fencing is an advantage as it helps to protect your site from unwanted entries and to keep your equipment and materials safe. Fencing on the premises is essential to prevent injuries and ensure that all workers and visitors are aware of any dangerous hazards on site. Furthermore, by marking the perimeter of the construction, all works will be done within the limits set.

  1. Removal of vegetation

Proper waste removal of existing native vegetation on the project area is important. All vegetation will be cleared which then be stockpiled and disposed of properly in accordance with the environmental regulations.

Whether the project is for an individual landowner or for a major commercial development, Frank Owens Contractors works closely with its clients to ensure that the objectives and requirements of the project are met.