ACT – HENDRY building surveyors advise that Australian Capital Territory legislation requires the applicant to consider the protection of adjoining property before building work commences. A number of steps usually have to be considered to comply with the protection of adjoining property legislation. When making an application for the proposed building work, the applicant (the building owner or agent of owner) is required to provide detailed information to the relevant authority to determine whether protection of adjoining property work is necessary.  A number of steps usually have to be considered to comply with the protection of adjoining property legislation, and these can include the need to… (more)