Test Your REAC Knowledge – SITE

It’s fun to see how much we really know about  these important and always changing UPCS/REAC standards.


Question 1: Small amount of erosion from beneath a sidewalk is what Level of Severity?

  • No Defect
  • Level 2 (3.7 points)
  • Level 3 (7.4 points)

Question 2: For unevenness in the walkway to be considered a “Tripping Hazard” what change in elevation is the inspector looking for? 

  • 1/2 Inch
  • 3/4 Inch
  • 1 Inch

Question 3: A fence on the perimeter of our property (owned by a neighboring property) is still our responsibility because we rely on it for the safety of our residents. 

  • True
  • False

Question 4: There is a minor amount of vegetation hanging over a sidewalk, is this a defect? If so, what Level of Severity?

  • No Defect (because a majority of the walk is still usable)
  • Level 2 (2.8 points)
  • Level 3 (5.6 points)

Question 5: If it has rained within _______  days of the REAC inspection, the inspector is allowed to take that fact into consideration when considering ________ issues. 

  • One / Erosion
  • Two / Ponding 
  • Three / All Site Defects