Construction Performance Guidelines
ASPHALT OR CONCRETE DRIVEWAY HAS CRACKED
Cracks are acceptable if caused by factors other than a defect in work or materials provided by the builder.
One-Year - Work and Materials. · Damage resulting from normal shrinkage of materials caused by drying after construction, improper maintenance, normal wear and tear, subsidence of the land around the building, or alterations, deletions, or additions made by the homeowner is not covered by the statutory warranty.
Cracks not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.
The condition is warranted where there is a demonstrated defect in work or material supplied by the builder. Cracks may develop in driveways due to environmental conditions, soil settlement, de-icing chemicals, or shrinkage of the asphalt or concrete, and are not warranted in those situations. Heavy loads from large vehicles can damage driveways. See Also: 14.8 DRIVEWAY HAS SETTLED