When you require a Building Control application

Applications must be made to Building Control to ensure buildings are designed and constructed in accordance with the Building Regulations.

The Building Regulations are a national set of regulations made under the powers of the Building Act 1984.

Help with Building Regulations

Get help with Building Regulations from:

Information for builders

The Health and Safety Executive has produced leaflets for builders, providing guidance on a variety of topics. For details, please visit http://www.hse.gov.uk/construction/areyou/builder.htm

When you need to make a Building Control application

You will need to submit a Building Control application for the following building works - see the LABC's web page: Do I need a building regulations application (quick list)?.

Please note: You could considerably affect the value of your home if you carry out alterations or extensions that don't comply with the Building Regulations. It is a legal requirement to submit a Building Control application.