383. Restrictions on excavation and construction adjacent to boundaries.

A building owner1 is subject to statutory restrictions and requirements2 when he proposes to excavate3, or excavate for and erect a building or structure on his own land, within specified distances of a building or structure4 of an adjoining owner5. For this purpose, all owners of buildings or structures within these distances are deemed to be adjoining owners6.

The restrictions apply where:


    (1)     a building owner proposes to excavate, or excavate for and erect a building or structure, within a distance of three metres measured horizontally from any part of a building or structure of an adjoining owner, and any