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If soil conditions, ground levels, excavation of filling make it necessary to protect buildings or structures in the vicinity of building work –
Retaining walls must be built or other suitable methods used to prevent soil movement; and
Drainage of the land, buildings or structure must be provided.
Refer to Schedule 1 of the
Building Regulations 2006
to determine if the work is self-assessable.
Where the work is not associated with building work then a development permit for operational works may be required. Enquiries should be referred to the