Plumbing and drainage was a lot simpler in the good old days. The main requirements were location, location, location – preferably downwind from the house. Thankfully, this method has long since been buried in the history books and sewer and septic systems have taken their place. Of course, along with these modern systems came new legislations and requirements. Here is The Oil Stone’s simple break down of what you need to know.
Exempt, self-assessable, assessable, compliance, prohibited. All these words refer to a category of development, and it is essential to know which category your project belongs to before you begin planning. So how do you determine which category, and how will the result affect your proposed development? Here is The Oil Stone’s brief explanation.
We need to talk about walls. Separating walls to be specific. They are essential to protect against noise and fire, but choosing the right installation or modifying an older system, can seem quite a daunting task. Here is The Oil Stone’s quick discussion.
Class 1a Dwelling Units Class 1a Dwelling units have a separating wall between each dwelling unit that extends continuously from the ground to the underside of the roof of the units. Class 1 buildings cannot be built on top of each other, and each is totally independent of the adjoining class 1a except they share…