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March 2014 Archives

Controversy Erupts Over Proposed Earthquake Fault Zone Map In Hollywood

California State law currently bans building on top of earthquake faults and the California Geological Survey has mapped out where those fault lines lie. These maps create an earthquake zone of about 500 feet on either side of a fault line and state law requires that a builder conduct extensive underground seismic testing to determine if a fault runs under a proposed construction.