International Building Code Section 3307


International Building Code 3307.1

Protection required. Adjoining public and private
property shall be protected from damage during construction,
remodeling and demolition work. Protection must be provided
for footings, foundations, party walls, chimneys, skylights and
roofs. Provisions shall be made to controlwater runoff and erosion
during construction or demolition activities. The person
making or causing an excavation to be made shall provide written
notice to the owners of adjoining buildings advising them
that the excavation is to be made and that the adjoining buildings
should be protected. Said notification shall be delivered
not less than 10 days prior to the scheduled starting date of the
excavation.