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Sewage Clarification (Was it a right decision?)

Discussion in 'General Property Chat' started by AShah, 26th Sep, 2016.

  1. AShah

    AShah New Member

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    Dear All,
    Few weeks back, I just bought a house. Just checked map now and see there is sewage network running outside property. Was wondering if it will create any issue for me in future? It is running exactly on front boundary of the property.
    Is there any restriction on how near to that pipe you cannot construct anything?

    Sewage_Network.jpg


    Regards,
    AShah
     
  2. sanj

    sanj Well-Known Member

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    youre fine, it has to run somewhere.

    unless this is inner city youre likely to be required to have a decent setback anyway which will take you far from the sewer
     
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  3. AShah

    AShah New Member

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    Hi,
    Thanks a lot for your response. This is not inner city. It is in suberb. Did you look at the image?
    Does that mean I need to leave enough space inside boundary of my block?
    Thanks
    Regards,
    AShah
     
  4. Mick Butterfield

    Mick Butterfield Well-Known Member

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    @AShah any setbacks in regards to the sewer will be either on the title search in the form of an easement or via the council LEP (or similar) these can vary from area to area and zoning to zoning. Mick
     
  5. AShah

    AShah New Member

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    Great man thanks
    So on my title search I did not see any easements. Does that mean I am completely safeguarded right? Sorry for stupid questions (if it sounds. :))
     
  6. Mick Butterfield

    Mick Butterfield Well-Known Member

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    The title search will highlight any easements that are encumbered upon the title, if nothing you should be ok in that respect. There may be a layover which is what @sanj was getting at in the council LEP with distance from sewer plus also set back from front boundary. I would say in general the set back is going to be bigger than the clearance for sewer so I would say you would be ok. All good re questions we are all here to learn.
     
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