House must be repaired or demolished after major repairs done without building consent

The Press, May 19 2017

Repair Nightmares explores Canterbury's failed earthquake repairs issue. The fifth in the series looks at a new foundation with no building consent.

Sally Gaw and Scott Hardwick were alarmed when contractors pulled the boxing off the new concrete foundation under their house.

It seemed to them that it did not support a main wall, and now the Christchurch City Council wants something done about the unconsented repair.

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Simon Darby