Retaining Wall

  1. About
  2. Less than 2 feet unbalanced fill
  3. More than 2 feet unbalanced fill
A retaining wall is designed to retain or restrain lateral forces of soil, with the retained soil being similar in height to the height of the wall, and where the retaining wall is no higher than necessary to retain such soil and where such a wall is not used to support, provide a foundation for, or provide a wall for a building or other structure.  Please note variations in process depending on amount of unbalanced fill being retained.