Opinion: Right to clamp down on builders’ use of verges

Builders should not be allowed to mess up public verges
Builders should not be allowed to mess up public verges

PERHAPS the City of Stirling is right to start clamping down more tightly upon builders’ uses of verges because of various detriments which builders cause.

For example, here in City of Gosnells we have recurring problems with the likes of irresponsible builders blocking footpaths for excessive periods, including leaving them blocked for successive weekends.

City of Canning has had instances where aggressive builders have fenced out to the kerb line and thereby caused pedestrians to mix with vehicles out on the carriageways.

These builders should plan better to minimize the detriments to others rather than just expressing their greed and contempt.

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