Guide to determinations and appeals under the Building Act 1984

Divisional letter dated 7 April 2011 about the revised guide to determinations and appeals


Guide to determinations and appeals under the Building Act 1984

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The purpose of this divisional circular letter is to bring to attention to all building control bodies (BCBs) and other interested parties about the published revised Guide to Determinations and Appeals and the introduction of application/appeal forms as part of this process.

The Guide to Determinations and Appeals was originally published in November 2001 to explain their purpose and distinction and give details of how to proceed. The Guide is primarily intended for anyone proposing to carry out building work - including a professional adviser - who is seeking to ensure that the work complies with the requirements of the Building Regulations but has been unable to reach agreement with the building control body (local authorities or an approved inspector).

It is also a useful reference source for building control bodies.

Published 7 April 2011