The purpose of building control, guidance, application forms and fees
Exempt detached buildings Building regulations allow for the exemption of certain detached buildings, find out what is classed as exempt. Apply for building regulations Certain building works that you do at home or at work will need to comply with minimal standards set down by law Request a site inspection Call building control to book a site inspection Forms, guidance and fees Everything you need to make an application to the building control team. What is building control? Responsibilities of building control, dangerous structures and demolitions Re-roofing and building regulations You need building regulations approval to carry out repairs on or if you re-cover more than 25 per cent of a roof Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) Find out more information about EPCs and when you need to have one Building regulations for escape windows All habitable rooms in buildings of one or two storeys must have an escape window in case there's a fire Competent person scheme The Competent Persons scheme was introduced by the UK Government to allow individuals and enterprises to self-certify that their work complies with building regulations as an alternative to submitting a building notice or using an approved inspector Approval of domestic electrical work All new domestic electrical work (for example in a house, flat or small commercial premise linked to domestic accommodation) must be designed and installed to comply with Part P (Electrical Safety) of the building regulations Building control team Call, email, visit or write to us... Demolitions Find out more information on what to do if you would like to demolish a building.