Drives, paths and landscaping

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Drives, paths and landscaping shall comply with the Technical Requirements.

Drives, paths and landscaping that comply with the guidance in this chapter will generally be acceptable.

In this chapter ‘home’ includes a house, bungalow, flat or maisonette. The ‘garden area’ is the land within the curtilage up to 20m from the habitable parts of the home (i.e. not garages/outbuildings). This distance is measured from the external walls.

All works should be completed in accordance with:

  • the design, and
  • the ground remediation statement (where applicable).

Formation levels should be set out in accordance with the design.