I am an spanish attorney an I am going to answer your question now
It could be legal if it has been made in the middle of the propieties frontier
It is regulated in the spanish civil code ART 577
Any owner may raise the party wall at his expense, compensating any damages caused by the building works, even
the space from his own land
You can reach the code translated here
So, check if he has made in the right part of the land, just in the midle of the propieties
If he has done it there its legal
I will be here if needed
Thank you for your reply. The bottom of the steps join onto the wall of my house so that is not the middle. If it rains the water will run to the wall of my house.
It is the wall of my house that is my boundary.
He has no right to do it in the way you mean now
He has the legal obligation to canalizate all the water of his propiety and he has no right to put the water on your wall
Read article 586
Thank you for your help. I have a meeting with the Alcade at the Ayuntamiento at 1:30pm so I hope I can solve this problem
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