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Retaining walls

A retaining wall is a wall that holds back earth or water and is most commonly used in landscaping gardens. Building the right kind of wall is complex, with factors to consider like the soil type, measurements, and what sits above the wall.

This interactive tool can help you calculate whether you might need to talk to Council about your retaining wall project.

Exemption Guidance Document
Refer to Exemption 20
Know the Property
For relevant City Plan Information


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