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by stevie b
14 Nov 2010 20:30
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Effect of Alterations on Final Approval
Replies: 5
Views: 8669

Re: Effect of Alterations on Final Approval

Thanks again for your help, Nigel. After a lot of searching we found the following: Paphos Town Planning and Housing Dept Enquiries 26804480. This phone is answered and you will be asked to state the area in which the planning query is based. In response, one or two phone numbers will be offered. If...
by stevie b
09 Nov 2010 13:08
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Effect of Alterations on Final Approval
Replies: 5
Views: 8669

Re: Effect of Alterations on Final Approval

Thanks Nigel, The address and phone number there are the ones I have, but the number is not in use any more. I don't even know if Planning is in the same building, 1 Kyniras Str, Paphos, or if they will see me if I go there. They used to publicise a specific day and time when members of the public c...
by stevie b
08 Nov 2010 22:02
Forum: General Property Questions
Topic: Effect of Alterations on Final Approval
Replies: 5
Views: 8669

Effect of Alterations on Final Approval

We don't have title deeds for our ground floor apartment. Our view has disappeared and to get it back we planned to build a raised deck in the garden, on the basis of advice from suppliers that if it is made of wood and not fixed to the main building or the garden walls we would not need planning pe...
by stevie b
10 Oct 2010 00:03
Forum: Property Faults
Topic: Structural Defects
Replies: 6
Views: 14091

Re: Structural Defects

It is very important to have proper drainage behind the wall as it is critical to the performance of retaining walls. Drainage materials will reduce or eliminate the hydrostatic pressure and will therefore greatly improve the stability of the material behind the wall, assuming that this is not a re...
by stevie b
23 Oct 2008 16:58
Forum: Property Faults
Topic: Structural Defects
Replies: 6
Views: 14091

Re: Structural Defects

Dear Nigel
Thanks for the advice and subsequent information. What a small world it is! I have made an appointment to see a solicitor, the rest has already been done.

Best regards

Steve
by stevie b
20 Oct 2008 18:15
Forum: Property Faults
Topic: Structural Defects
Replies: 6
Views: 14091

Structural Defects

Hi Nigel Articles and books are unanimous in the view that a builder/developer has a lifetime liability for structural defects of buildings. Does this apply also to reinforced retaining walls on boundaries? The developer insists that his liability for a long, 4m high retaining wall will end once tit...