Building (Amendment) Regulations 2016

This circular letter informs building control bodies about the changes these amended regulations make to the Building Regulations.


Circular letter: Building Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2016

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The purpose of this divisional circular letter is to inform building control bodies on changes made to the Building Regulations by:

The guidance in this circular letter applies to buildings and building work in England, and also to excepted energy buildings in Wales.

The department has also published circular 04/2016 to accompany the laying of the amendment building regulations.

Published 20 April 2016