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Are the federal government or its contractors subject to local building or zoning codes?

Say there is going to be a federal facility, operated by the federal government or by a contractor of the federal government, in a town. Something like a prison, or a place where ICE plans to imprison ...
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Does the Building Safety Act 2022 recommend "a zero tolerance policy to any objects in communal areas"?

The BBC quotes the housing association BPHA with regards the removal of a Christmas tree overnight saying: A spokeswoman for BPHA said the Building Safety Act 2022 recommended "a zero tolerance ...
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Minimum clearance for sidewalks in multi-family residential dwellings during Construction?

I am in California, and I am a tenant with a landlord that decided to build ADUs 4 feet away from my apartment entrance. That is, a 4 feet wide sidewalk is what separates my apartments from a large ...
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NSW, AU Living in a Class-1A approved shed, that's not a "dewlling"

We've been living in a shed as a house for the last ~12 years. Now it has come to the attention of the local council, and they're sending out inspectors, etc. The shed was approved (to 1A standards) ...