Last edited 04 Jul 2020

Site investigation

Approved document C, Site preparation and resistance to contaminants and moisture, suggests that the extent and level of site investigations needs to be tailored to the type of development and the previous use of land.

The approved document suggests that site investigations should consist of four well-defined stages:

Site investigations should include:

Where a site may be affected by contaminants, a combined geotechnical and geo-environmental investigation should be considered and remediation maybe necessary.

It may also be necessary to notify findings to regulatory authorities, for example:

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