Building regulation


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

  • 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

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

  • Use this form to request pre-planning application advice.

  • How to make a complaint about an approved inspector who has not followed the Construction Industry Council Approved Inspectors Register code of conduct.

Guidance and regulation

News and communications

Research and statistics

Policy papers and consultations

Transparency and freedom of information releases