building near a septic tank and drain field when you are remodeling your home it can be easy to forget that you can affect any septic system by building near a septic tank and drain field . this is also true for those who are buying a home and are planning to renovate.
before you build a fence, determine whether a permit is necessary and if local building codes place restrictions on height and other factors. backyard fences can be limited to 6 to 8 feet. fences often can have longer lives based on their building materials.
a deck can be built to the property line. so the minimum is zero. a building or structure would have a 5-10' set back. consult the county planning department. most decks do not require a permit.
i would like to place the fence roughly 4 ft from the road. it will consist of 2 sections on each side of my mail box depends on your horse's stride and the height of the jump. assuming a 3 foot jump and an average 12 foot stride, the placing pole should be about 9 feet from the base of the jump.
easements usually lie there quietly, not affecting you for years or decades. then, when you decide to bump out your house, put on an addition, dig a pool, or erect a fence, you find out that you have a legal easement running through your property. can you build on the most common type of easement, a utility easement?
the width of the side boundary clearances depends on the height of the building, so raising the building may mean a wider clearance is required. for example, a low set home is generally less than 4.5m high and required a boundary clearance of 1.5m on a standard block.
i'm planning to build a deck this summer and i want it to be free standing. the question then becomes: how close to the house can i put the posts? the reason i want it to be free standing is that i have a hollow block foundation and from all the reading i have done it is apparently very difficult to attach a ledger board properly to such a
you will have to check with your local authority/council for the zoning regulations before you start ding up plans and building your extension. in my part of the world there is a 2 3m side building line, which can be relaxed under certain conditions.
you need to find out who the authority is in your jurisdiction. for many people it will be their city. for unincorporated or more rural residents it could be your county. much of the information is available on line. you need to look up your parti
depending on the council, you can build at deck any size you like. it's only if you get it covered that it you require planning permission. if you want to complain to council, you need reasonable grounds for your objection. 'we don't like them' is not reasonable grounds.
you can't build on an easement. nothing - not even a fence or part of a fence. if you do, you'll have to take it down and compensate for any damages you might have caused. you usually can't even plant a garden, in case that interferes with future access, or at least you need to be prepared to have it torn up if work needs to be done.
we want to enlarge the deck substantially and we are struggling with how to place supports around septic tanks that are located close to the house adjacent to the footprint of the current small deck. we want to continue the 9 ft height over the tank portion of our system, so accessing the tanks for clean out wont be a problem.
there are rules building code for how close the property can be built to the boundary, but i'm pretty sure that this can be got around if the wall facing the boundary is fire-rated, in which case it may be able to be built right up to it. resource consent guidelines would still need to be met.
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we've installed more than a few privacy fences on the custom decks we build in omaha. you have a lot of options, and there are more benefits than you may realize. let's take a closer look at what a privacy fence can do for your custom deck.
how far away from a utility pole can you place a decorative fence? there is a utility pole 6 feet from the road down a hill in front of my house. i would like to put a short under 3 ft iron fence to use as a trellis for climbing plants. i would like to place the fence roughly 4 ft from the road.
contact your concil to find out if your site is concidered to be within a new development the side boundary setback existing boundaries with adjoining properties only , except for a wall built to the boundary, is a minimum of: 1.5m for a wall up to 4.5m high. 2m for a wall up to 7.5m high.
my neighbor built a deck 1 ft from my fence, with electrical, with his sitting area above fence i have no privacy in my backyard when he's standing or sitting on it. he also built a lamp post on it with electrical wiring.