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These helpful guidelines outline work and material deficiencies in new homes and residential condominium units covered under the statutory warranty [...]

Ponding On Pedestrian Walkways And Driveways/Roadways

Article Number

9.5

Condition

PONDING ON PEDESTRIAN WALKWAYS AND DRIVEWAYS/ROADWAYS

Acceptable Performance/Condition

Driveways and roadways that are designed to drain shall be constructed so that water drains off these surfaces without creating ponds which remain 24 hours after the rain event. Pedestrian sidewalks that are designed to drain shall be constructed so that water drains off these surfaces without creating accumulation/ponding that might create a safety hazard.

Warranty

One -Year – Work and Materials

Action

The surfaces not meeting the acceptable condition shall be repaired.

Remarks

Ponding on site surface poses a particular safety risk due to ice formation so drainage of these components is important.

  

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