Monday, January 23, 2017


It is finally happening!  I can't believe the amount of paperwork and permits that have to be done to build these days.  And we aren't even inside the city.  I imagine they would require twice what we've already done.  We've still got to get another survey done for the electric company, but it is not delaying us.

Today, the crew arrived to level the pad site.  Fill dirt or sand was supposed to be delivered today but it rained Saturday and they can't get to their sand.  Maybe tomorrow.  Because we have black clay, they scraped off about ten inches of topsoil and will fill with select fill, which when firmly packed will not have as much movement as the clay during rain and drought.

This morning:

And then at 5pm: