Services

  1. Building regulations approval

    When you need building regs approval, how to apply, using a competent person scheme, and determinations and appeals

  2. Competent person schemes

    Join a competent person scheme to self-certify certain types of building work instead of getting building regulations approval from a council or private inspector - how to join, current schemes

  3. Scaffolding rules

    The rules for putting up scaffolding on your property - licence, checks, safety, builder, scaffold companies

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Preventing and resolving disputes in relation to party walls
  2. Fire safety: Approved Document B
  3. Access to and use of buildings: Approved Document M
  4. Conservation of fuel and power: Approved Document L
  5. Remediation of non-ACM buildings
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News and communications

  1. Approved Document B volume 1 and 2: circular 01/2020
  2. Remediation of buildings which have unsafe non-ACM cladding systems: ministerial direction
  3. Updates on building safety reforms: Dear Colleague Letter (26 May 2020)
  4. Joint pledge to continue vital building safety work during pandemic
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Research and statistics

  1. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - May 2020
  2. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - April 2020
  3. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - March 2020
  4. Fire performance of cladding materials research
  5. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - February 2020
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Review of the ban on the use of combustible materials in and on the external walls of buildings
  2. Technical review of Approved Document B of the building regulations: a call for evidence
  3. Building a safer future: proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system
  4. Government update on building safety
  5. Final report of the expert group on structure of guidance to the building regulations
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Building Regulations Advisory Committee members' handbook
  2. Building Regulations Advisory Committee annual report 2011 and 2012
  3. Building Regulations Advisory Committee triennial review
  4. Sound insulation
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