General advice for a new pool - what do I need to know?
Some info and links in here:
One of the big things to look out for is ease of excavation. Because pools often don't need soil/rock info to meet council…
How to minimise building certification & engineering fees
Not sure what your situation is regarding development consent/application approval/CDC etc but often the required sign offs are to fulfill the local building…
Sewer line running through the left side - Risk to buy?
A couple of things to think about:
Whether there is a recognised easement or not, there will still be restrictions/guidelines on what can be built near the sewer…
Rough pool / landscaping cost info to avoid being ripped-off
It gets very expensive for pool excavation if rock is encountered. If you haven't already make sure that hard rock doesn't exist within the pool excavation depth.
Reataining wall approval question
Have a look at the SEPP link below-may answer your question.
https://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/#/vi ... 1/subDiv15
"$800+gst including travel" ??? What does it mean?
I reckon it’s usually an hourly rate and he gave a fixed sum but forgot to delete ‘including travel’.
Is it fine to buy a lot which has engineered depth fill of 1
Are you missing a decimal point....?
The only way it will impact the building is through poor design of the footings and slab. Providing that doesn't happen it shouldn't have…
How long does it normally take? Quote from a designer?
Have you resent the drawings to them in the last month? If not I’d give it a go along with a submission required by date.
I’d probably send the same…
Retaining wall on the neighbour’s zero lot boundary
I'm not quite sure of the layout but check the CDC restrictions-you might find excavation is not allowed under a CDC-Presumably if the builder puts the wall back as it…