Guidance and regulation

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Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG)

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  • Tenant Fees Act 2019: guidance

    Guidance for tenants, landlords, letting agents and local authority enforcement officers explaining how the Act affects them.

  • How to rent

    This guide is for people who are looking for a house or flat to rent.

  • Fire safety: Approved Document B

    Building regulation in England covering fire safety matters within and around buildings.

  • Assured tenancy forms

    Forms for landlords and/or tenants to propose action relating to tenancy agreements.

  • Permitted development rights for householders: technical guidance

    Guidance on householder permitted development, which allow improvement and extension of homes without the need for a planning application.

  • Preventing and resolving disputes in relation to party walls

    Information on carrying out building work under the Party Wall etc Act 1996, or what to do if your neighbour tells you they're about to carry out work.

  • When is permission required?

    Sets out when planning permission is required and different types of planning permission which may be granted.

  • Tree Preservation Orders and trees in conservation areas

    Explains the legislation governing Tree Preservation Orders and tree protection in conservation areas.

  • Access to and use of buildings: Approved Document M

    Building regulation in England to ensure that people are able to access and use buildings and their facilities.

  • Model agreement for a shorthold assured tenancy

    A model tenancy agreement for use in the private rented sector where a shorthold tenancy is being entered into, and accompanying guidance.

  • Community Infrastructure Levy

    This guidance explains what the Community Infrastructure Levy is and how it operates.

  • Making an application

    Supports effective delivery of planning application process.

  • Flood risk and coastal change

    Advises how to take account of and address the risks associated with flooding and coastal change in the planning process.

  • Environmental Impact Assessment

    Explains requirements of the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017.

  • Conservation of fuel and power: Approved Document L

    Building regulation in England setting standards for the energy performance of new and existing buildings.

  • Ensuring effective enforcement

    Responding to suspected breaches of planning control.

  • Technical housing standards – nationally described space standard

    This document sets out the government’s new nationally described space standard.

  • Viability

    Sets out key principles in understanding viability in plan making and decision taking.

  • Neighbourhood planning

    The guidance explains the neighbourhood planning system introduced by the Localism Act, including key stages and considerations required.

  • Protection from falling, collision and impact: Approved Document K

    Building regulation in England covering the buildings users protection from falling, collision and impact in and around the building.