Category: Construction Law

Is It Illegal To Take Wood or Any Objects from a Construction Site?

Is It Illegal To Take Wood or Any Objects from a Construction Site? A construction site is private property where the works, infrastructure and everything on it is protected by building clauses and trespassing laws. Taking wood from a construction site without permission from the contractor is illegal. In this article we are going to …

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Can You Walk Through a Construction Site? Is it Illegal To Walk Through a House Under Construction?

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Can You Walk Through a Construction Site? Is it Illegal To Walk Through a House Under Construction? Passing or walking through a construction site can be a legal, illegal or grey area depending on the site setup, contract and circumstances. Let’s look at situations whereby it’s illegal to pass or walk through a construction site. …

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Is It Legal To Build a House Underground? Do You Need Planning Permission for a Basement?

Is It Legal To Build a House Underground? Do You Need Planning Permission for an Underground House? Is it illegal to build an underground house, basement, bunker, cellar or any type of underground room in your backyard? If it wasn’t illegal, you may as well as ask, is it legal to build a house above-grade …

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Can I Dig a Hole in My Backyard without Permission? Rules and Regulations for Excavations on your Private Property | Depths of Underground Utility Services

Is it Safe and Permissible to Dig a Hole in your Backyard without Consulting Local Authorities?Rules and Regulations for Excavations on your Private Property | Depths of Underground Utility Services   So you have a little project that you want to do on your private property, and this project involves trench excavations, but before you …

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Can I Have a Shipping Container in My Backyard? Rules and Regulations for Container Homes

Can I Have a Shipping Container in My Backyard? Rules and Regulations for Sea Cargo Containers on Your Residential Property Can you have a shipping container in your backyard? Shipping containers are big boxes (shaped like a rectangular prism) and sheathed with metal, moulded PVC and other fibre-reinforced polymers. These boxes are commonly used as …

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