Collection

Building regulations: circulars

This collection brings together all circulars related to the building regulations.

Circulars from the Department for Communities and Local Government about new or altered building regulations policy.

Documents

  1. Building (Amendment) Regulations 2017: circular 01/2017

    • Guidance
  2. Building (Amendment) Regulations 2016: circular 04/2016

    • Guidance
  3. Building Regulations and (Amendment) Regulations 2016: circular 03/2016

    • Guidance
  4. Electronic transmission of documents under The Party Wall etc Act 1996: circular 02/2016

    • Guidance
  5. Building Regulations 2010: Amended Approved Documents G and M: circular 01/2016

    • Guidance
  6. Building Regulations and (Amendment) Regulations 2015: circular 01/2015

    • Guidance
  7. Building (Amendment) Regulations 2014: Circular 02/2014

    • Guidance
  8. Introduction of third party certification schemes and simplification of schedule 3: circular 01/14

    • Correspondence
  9. New Approved Documents and new compliance guides supporting Part L: circular 04/13

    • Guidance
  10. Introduction of target fabric energy efficiency rates for new dwellings: circular 03/2013

    • Correspondence
  11. Amendments to Approved Documents A and C: circular 02/2013

    • Correspondence
  12. New and extended competent person schemes: circular 01/2013

    • Correspondence
  13. The Building Act 1984, Building (Amendment) Regulations 2012: Circular 02/2012

    • Correspondence
  14. The Building Act 1984, Building (Amendment) Regulations 2012: circular 01/2012

    • Correspondence
  15. The Building Act 1984, Building (amendment) Regulations 2011: circular 02/2011

    • Correspondence
  16. The Building Act 1984 and Building Regulations 2010: circular 07/2010

    • Correspondence
  17. New Approved Documents and guidance: circular 06/2010

    • Correspondence
  18. Amendments relating to Approved Documents B and L 2006 editions: circular 02/2010

    • Correspondence
  19. Amendments relating to energy efficiency and competent persons self-certification schemes: circular 03/2010

    • Correspondence
  20. New provision for local authority building control charges: circular 01/2010

    • Correspondence
  21. Postponement of amendments to the building regulations coming into force: circular 10/2009

    • Correspondence
  22. New competent person schemes, water efficiency calculation methodology, and spent provision on the time limit for prosecution: circular 09/2009

    • Correspondence
  23. Multi-foil insulation: circular 06/2009

    • Correspondence
  24. Building regulations and new minimum water efficiency requirements: circular 05/2009

    • Correspondence
  25. Building regulations self-certification schemes and exemptions from the requirement to give a building notice or deposit full plans: circular 01/2009

    • Correspondence
  26. Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations 2008: circular 06/2008

    • Correspondence
  27. Electronic communication of specified building control documents: circular 05/2008

    • Correspondence
  28. Building regulations and longer time limits for prosecution: circular 03/2008

    • Correspondence
  29. The Building Regulations and the Building (Approved Inspectors etc) Regulations 2000: circular 06/2007

    • Correspondence
  30. The Builiding Regulations 2000 and the Building (Approved Inspectors etc) Regulations 2000: circular 05/2007

    • Correspondence
  31. Changes to part B (fire safety) of the Building Regulations 2000: circular 05/2006

    • Correspondence
  32. Amendments to Approved Document L1 on conservation of fuel and power: circular 04/2005

    • Correspondence
  33. The Building (Amendment) (No.3) Regulations 2004: circular 08/2004

    • Correspondence
  34. New Approved Document on electrical safety: circular 05/2004

    • Correspondence
  35. New Approved Documents: circular 04/2004

    • Correspondence
  36. The Building (Amendment) Regulation 2003: circular ODPM 11/2003

    • Correspondence
  37. Sound insulation testing: circular 03/2002

    • Correspondence
  38. Amendments relating to drainage, combustion appliances and conservation of fuel and power: circular 03/2001

    • Correspondence
  39. The Building Regulations 2000: circular 07/2000

    • Correspondence
Published 8 August 2013
Last updated 19 October 2017 + show all updates
  1. Addition of Circular 01/2017 relating to Building (Amendment) Regulations 2017
  2. Addition of Circular 04/2016 relating to Building (Amendment) Regulations 2016
  3. Addition of Circular 02/2016 and Circular 03/2016 to the list of collection documents.
  4. Addition of Building Regulations 2010: Amended Approved Documents G and M: circular 01/2016.
  5. Added link to Building (Amendment) Regulations 2014: Circular 02/2014 webpage
  6. Added 'Introduction of third party certification schemes and simplification of schedule 3: circular 01/14'.
  7. Added link to circular 4/13 which was published on 15 November 2013
  8. First published.