Building control performance standards - 2017 changes

This circular letter informs building control bodies about the changes to the building control performance standards.


Circular letter: Building Control Performance Standards

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The purpose of this divisional circular letter is to inform building control bodies in England and Wales of changes made to the following Building Control Performance Standards and accompanying guidance:

  • Standard 6. Site inspection
  • Standard 7. Communications and records

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 a revised edition of the Building Control Performance Standards document

Published 25 January 2017