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' provides peace of mind and helps to make a property more attractive to prospective purchasers.
Inevitably some work is carried out contrary to the Building Regulations. Wherever possible we will discuss these problems with you so that the work can be corrected quickly.
The Building Control Service deals with dangerous buildings in the District and carries inspections on buildings and structures that are reported as dangerous.
What to do before demolishing a building or part of a building.
Find out how your project will be affected by the Building Regulations with our no-nonsense guide to the Building Control Process.