Residential site cut: Here are Earthlift we complete hundreds of residential site cuts like this one every month.
This one was cut deeper into the block than the neighboring properties. Your residential site cut sets the level of the whole block and can dictate the levels and slope of you backyard.
Getting you finished floor level correct to suit how you want to use the rest of you block needs to be carefully considered.
Typically the lower the slab in the ground the more likely you are to need retaining walls. There are many determinants when setting the FFL, all need to be carefully considered to ensure the best outcome.