Building Regulations make sure that buildings are properly designed and built. This ensures the health, safety, welfare and convenience of people using them.
Works requiring Building Regulations approval
If the work you intend to carry out requires Building Regulations approval there are two options available to you - Full Plans or Building Notice.
Contact the Building Control Team
What happens when work starts?
A Local Authority 'Completion Certificate' can provide peace of mind and aid the conveyance process.
Inevitably some work is carried out which does not comply with the Building Regulations. Wherever possible we will discuss these problems with you so that the work can be corrected quickly with at least inconvenience as possible.
The Building Control Service deals with dangerous buildings in the District and where possible carries out inspections on buildings and structures that are reported as dangerous.
What to do before demolishing a building or part of a building.
An installer registered with a competent person scheme is qualified to carry out specific types of work in accordance with the building regulations and will deal with building control issues for you.
Find out how your project will be affected by the Building Regulations with our no-nonsense guide to the Building Control Process.
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