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Building Control

Building Regulations are minimum standards for design, construction and alterations to virtually every building. They are developed by the Government and approved by Parliament.

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    How to get approval

    The way to obtain approval will depend on whether you choose to use the Building Control services of a Local Authority or an Approved Inspector.

        How to get approval
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        Approved Documents

        The most recent versions of the Approved Documents for the fourteen technical "Parts" of the Building Regulations' requirements are accessible here.

            Approved Documents

            Determinations and Appeals

            Determinations and appeals are two procedures which provide for the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government or the Welsh Ministers in the Welsh Assembly Government to adjudicate in disputes.

                Determinations and Appeals

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