Section 81 Notice Content

The Demolition Notice served under Section 81 of the Building Act may require all or any of the following works:

a. To shore up any building adjacent to the building to which the notice relates.

b. To weatherproof any surfaces of an adjacent building which are exposed by the demolition.

c. To repair and make good any damage to an adjacent building caused by the demolition or by the negligent act or omission of any person engaged in it.

d. To remove material or rubbish resulting from the demolition and clearance of the site.

e. To disconnect and seal, at such points as we may reasonably require, any sewer or drain in or under the building.

f. To remove any sewer or drain, and seal any sewer or drain with which the sewer or drain to be removed is connected.

g. To make good to our satisfaction the surface of the ground disturbed by anything done under paragraphs e) or f) above.

h. To make arrangements with the relevant statutory undertakers for the disconnection of the supply of gas, electricity and water to the building.

i. To make arrangements for burning of structures or materials on the site as may be reasonably required

1.    If the building is or forms part of special premises, by the Health and Safety Executive and the fire authority, and
2.    In any other case, by the fire authority

j. To take steps relating to the conditions subject to which the demolition is to be undertaken.  And the condition in which the site is to be left on completion of the demolition, as we may consider reasonably necessary for the protection of the public.

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