Consultation outcome

Building regulations: the building control system

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2012 consultation on changes to the Building Regulations in England: summary of responses

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Detail of outcome

Combined summary of responses to the 2012 consultation on changes to the building regulations.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from 31 January 2012 12:00am to
27 April 2012 11:45pm

Summary

Consultation about changes to the building regulations building control system.

Documents

2012 consultation on changes to the building regulations in England: section 4 - the building control system

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Proposed changes to the building control system: consultation-stage impact assessment

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Mapping the interfaces between building control and other regulatory regimes which impact on a building: final report - BD 2733

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Mapping the interfaces between building control and other regulatory regimes which impact on a building: BD 2733 - scenarios for appendices case studies

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Risk assessment decision-making tool for building control bodies: final risk assessment guidance

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Risk assessment decision-making tool for building control bodies: summary report

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Research into the operation of the warranty link rule including contaminated land: BD 2729 - final report

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Consultation description

This consultation paper sets out the detailed proposals on the building control system, and is section 4 of 4 relating to the 2012 building regulations consultation exercise.

Section 4 includes proposals on:

  • improving local authority building control processes
  • improving private sector approved inspector arrangements, including removing the warranty link rule
  • strengthening enforcement
  • extending the competent person self-certification schemes framework and introducing specialist third-party certification schemes
  • introducing ‘appointed persons’ to act as compliance co-ordinators on construction sites

The other consultation sections are: