Construction Performance Guidelines
DRIVEWAY HAS SETTLED
Driveways shall be graded so that water does not accumulate at or near the building. Subsidence in other parts of a driveway is not covered by the statutory warranty.
One-Year - Work and Materials. · Subsidence of the land around the building or along utility lines, alterations by the homeowner such as landscaping or improper maintenance is excluded from the statutory warranty.
Driveways not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.
Disturbed soil will naturally consolidate and cannot practically be prevented from moving. Frost heaves may also produce seasonal movement where the driveway meets the garage. Heavy loads imposed on a driveway can cause local depressions. See Also: 14.7 ASPHALT OR CONCRETE DRIVEWAY HAS CRACKED