This precedent is a letter used when acting for a vendor in a conveyancing matter to obtain a building over sewer letter for inclusion in the contract.
The purpose of a building over sewer letter is to disclose whether Sydney Water has approved a building close to their pipes and whether it meets its requirements.
This letter can be requested directly from Sydney Water (as is the purpose of this letter) or may be ordered from some search providers.
This precedent has been authored for Lexis Nexis by Emma Heuston, Principal Lawyer, LegalVision.
This document is prepared with the assistance of General Editor Christopher Conolly, Partner, TressCox Lawyers and Specialist Editor, Peter Rosier, Principal, Rosier Partners Lawyers.