Published 28 October 2013
Last updated 22 April 2021
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22 April 2021
Added New approach for achieving consensus between building control bodies and Fire and Rescue Authorities in building works.
15 February 2021
Added circular letter on nearly zero energy buildings requirements for new buildings.
19 September 2019
Added Notice of correction to Approved Document B 2019 edition: Circular 03/2019
1 July 2019
Added circular letter to building control bodies regarding the application of requirement B4 of the Building Regulations 2010.
14 January 2019
Added circular letter on nearly zero energy buildings requirements for new public buildings.
18 December 2018
Added Approved Document B volume 1 and volume 2: circular 03/2018.
29 November 2018
Added Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018: Circular 02/2018.
1 August 2018
Added circular letter about issues arising from fire door tests.
5 April 2018
Under 2018 sub heading a new circular letter regarding 2018 amendments to Approved Document L1B and Domestic Building Services Compliance Guide which were published on 5 April 2018.
22 February 2018
Added circular letter to building control bodies and fire and rescue authorities regarding the interim report, Building A Safer Future, which was published on 18 December 2017.
8 December 2017
Addition of the circular letter about a new scheme of insurance for approved inspectors : Lockton Companies LLP.
19 October 2017
addition of divisional letter regarding the schemes of insurance for approved inspectors under the 2017 sub heading
25 January 2017
Addition of Building Control Performance Standards circular letter under the 2017 subheading relating to the 2017 changes to the Building Control Performance Standards
21 April 2016
Addition of Circular letter relating to Building (Amendment) Regulations 2016
22 March 2016
Addition of Building Regulations &c. (Amendment) Regulations 2016 circular letter
1 March 2016
Addition of Amended Approved Documents G and M circular letter under the 2016 sub heading
28 January 2016
Added new circular letter regarding approved inspectors and regulation 17.
9 January 2015
Added divisionial circular letter which informs building control bodies about the closure of the British Institute of Non-destructive Testing’s (BINDT) air pressure testing scheme.
9 September 2014
Added under section 2014 a link to the Building ( Amendment) Regulations 2014 letter
4 April 2014
Under sub heading 2014, added link to circular letter on green deal and notice of approval.
14 March 2014
Under sub heading 2014. Added circular letter " The Building&c ( amendment) Regulations 2014" document.
27 February 2014
Addition in sub section 2014 of a divisional letter about Insurance Schemes for Approved Inspectors.
14 February 2014
Added divisional letter titled 'Building Act 1984 and the Building (Local Authority Charges) Regulations 2010' under 2014 sub heading.
3 December 2013
Added Circular letter titled: New and amended Approved Documents and Compliance Guides to support Part L which was published 3 December 2013.
28 October 2013