BUILDING CONTROL

Architects For Home work with all building regulation requests and we are continually  checking all applications for new buildings, or alterations to existing buildings, to ensure they follow legal building regulations and are structurally sound, that they are weather resistant, adequately conserve fuel & power and have adequate sound insulation; visiting building sites to check on work in progress; checking drainage systems; ensuring there are adequate fire exits and other precautions; investigating any dangerous buildings or other structures and ensuring that they are made safe. control demolitions for buildings or part thereof with an external volume of greater than 50m3. Please use this link if you need advice on asbestos building products.

Regulations

┬áRegulation The ‘Building Regulation’ activity is defined as the administrative and technical processes involved in the enforcement of statutory building standards contained within the Building Regulations and allied legislation. Before you construct, extend or convert a building, you should seek advice from your local authority. See guidance notes and application forms for information about making a building regulation application. Important customer information – changes to Building Regulations regarding thermal element.

Meeting the requirements of the Building Regulations is the responsibility of the person carrying out the building work and, if they are not the same person, the owner of the building. The building regulations apply to most building work, therefore it is important to know when approval is needed.