PARTY WALL etc ACT 1996
An empirical act based on parts of the London Building Act framed to settle disputes between adjoining owners
WHAT THE ACT COVERS
new building on or at the boundary of 2 properties
work to an existing party wall or party structure
excavation near to and below the foundation level of neighbouring buildings
IF ANY OF THE ABOVE APPLY
The owner "person having the work done" is required to notify the adjoining owners of their proposed work
in sufficient detail, in the time frame specified by the act, on the correct forms and a starting date.
This procedure is in addition to Building regulation, Town Planning or any othe statutory body consents required in relation to your proposal.
Free 30 minutes Consultation from the Rics helpline (020 7222 7000) and the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors (01424 883300).