Collection

Building regulations: circulars

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

Circulars from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government about new or altered building regulations policy.

Documents

  1. Approved Document B volume 1 and volume 2: circular 03/2018
  2. Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018: Circular 02/2018
  3. Building Regulations 2010: Amended Approved Documents L1B and Compliance Guide: circular 01/2018
  4. Building (Amendment) Regulations 2017: circular 01/2017
  5. Building (Amendment) Regulations 2016: circular 04/2016
  6. Building Regulations and (Amendment) Regulations 2016: circular 03/2016
  7. Electronic transmission of documents under The Party Wall etc Act 1996: circular 02/2016
  8. Building Regulations 2010: Amended Approved Documents G and M: circular 01/2016
  9. Building Regulations and (Amendment) Regulations 2015: circular 01/2015
  10. Building (Amendment) Regulations 2014: Circular 02/2014
  11. Introduction of third party certification schemes and simplification of schedule 3: circular 01/14
  12. New Approved Documents and new compliance guides supporting Part L: circular 04/13
  13. Introduction of target fabric energy efficiency rates for new dwellings: circular 03/2013
  14. Amendments to Approved Documents A and C: circular 02/2013
  15. New and extended competent person schemes: circular 01/2013
  16. The Building Act 1984, Building (Amendment) Regulations 2012: Circular 02/2012
  17. The Building Act 1984, Building (Amendment) Regulations 2012: circular 01/2012
  18. The Building Act 1984, Building (amendment) Regulations 2011: circular 02/2011
  19. The Building Act 1984 and Building Regulations 2010: circular 07/2010
  20. New Approved Documents and guidance: circular 06/2010
  21. Amendments relating to Approved Documents B and L 2006 editions: circular 02/2010
  22. Amendments relating to energy efficiency and competent persons self-certification schemes: circular 03/2010
  23. New provision for local authority building control charges: circular 01/2010
  24. Postponement of amendments to the building regulations coming into force: circular 10/2009
  25. New competent person schemes, water efficiency calculation methodology, and spent provision on the time limit for prosecution: circular 09/2009
  26. Multi-foil insulation: circular 06/2009
  27. Building regulations and new minimum water efficiency requirements: circular 05/2009
  28. Building regulations self-certification schemes and exemptions from the requirement to give a building notice or deposit full plans: circular 01/2009
  29. Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations 2008: circular 06/2008
  30. Electronic communication of specified building control documents: circular 05/2008
  31. Building regulations and longer time limits for prosecution: circular 03/2008
  32. The Building Regulations and the Building (Approved Inspectors etc) Regulations 2000: circular 06/2007
  33. The Builiding Regulations 2000 and the Building (Approved Inspectors etc) Regulations 2000: circular 05/2007
  34. Changes to part B (fire safety) of the Building Regulations 2000: circular 05/2006
  35. Amendments to Approved Document L1 on conservation of fuel and power: circular 04/2005
  36. The Building (Amendment) (No.3) Regulations 2004: circular 08/2004
  37. New Approved Document on electrical safety: circular 05/2004
  38. New Approved Documents: circular 04/2004
  39. The Building (Amendment) Regulation 2003: circular ODPM 11/2003
  40. Sound insulation testing: circular 03/2002
  41. Amendments relating to drainage, combustion appliances and conservation of fuel and power: circular 03/2001
  42. The Building Regulations 2000: circular 07/2000
Published 8 August 2013
Last updated 18 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added Approved Document B volume 1 and volume 2: circular 03/2018.
  2. Added Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018: Circular 02/2018.
  3. Addition of Circular 01/2018 relating to 2018 amendments to Approved Document L1B and Domestic Building Services Compliance Guide.
  4. Addition of Circular 01/2017 relating to Building (Amendment) Regulations 2017
  5. Addition of Circular 04/2016 relating to Building (Amendment) Regulations 2016
  6. Addition of Circular 02/2016 and Circular 03/2016 to the list of collection documents.
  7. Addition of Building Regulations 2010: Amended Approved Documents G and M: circular 01/2016.
  8. Added link to Building (Amendment) Regulations 2014: Circular 02/2014 webpage
  9. Added 'Introduction of third party certification schemes and simplification of schedule 3: circular 01/14'.
  10. Added link to circular 4/13 which was published on 15 November 2013
  11. First published.