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. Environmental checks around Grenfell Tower
  2. Approved Document B 2019 edition: circular 02/2019
  3. Circular letter regarding the application of requirement B4 of the Building Regulations 2010
  4. New public buildings to have Changing Places toilets for severely disabled people
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Research and statistics

  1. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - August 2019
  2. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - July 2019
  3. Resistance to moisture in buildings
  4. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - June 2019
  5. Building Safety Programme: monthly data release - May 2019
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Technical review of Approved Document B of the building regulations: a call for evidence
  2. Changing Places toilets
  3. Building a safer future: proposals for reform of the building safety regulatory system
  4. Modern methods of construction: government response to the Select Committee report
  5. Assessments in lieu of tests consultation: impact assessment
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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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