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. Fire safety: Approved Document B
  2. Preventing and resolving disputes in relation to party walls
  3. Access to and use of buildings: Approved Document M
  4. Conservation of fuel and power: Approved Document L
  5. Protection from falling, collision and impact: Approved Document K
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News and communications

  1. Remediation of private sector residential buildings with unsafe ACM cladding: ministerial direction
  2. Government to fund and speed up vital cladding replacement
  3. Approved Document B April 2019 edition: circular 01/2019
  4. Residents and landlords to team up to better communicate building safety issues
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Research and statistics

  1. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - April 2019
  2. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - March 2019
  3. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - February 2019
  4. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - January 2019
  5. Compartment size, resistance to fire and fire safety research
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Changing Places toilets
  2. Technical review of Approved Document B of the building regulations: a call for evidence
  3. Approved Document B (fire safety): amendments to statutory guidance on assessments in lieu of tests
  4. Assessments in lieu of tests consultation: impact assessment
  5. Building a safer future: an implementation plan
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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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