Building near pipes

If you plan to build over or near any pipework, you’ll need to take certain precautions. The process depends on whether the pipework carries clean water or wastewater.

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Building over or near a sewer

If you’re building over or within three metres of a public sewer, then you’ll need our approval.

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Building over or near clean water pipes

If you’re building over or near clean water pipes, find all the advice you need here

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