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Make a building control application

Work covered by building regulations

The Building Regulations 2010 cover the construction and extension of buildings.

Image depicting Extending your home
Extending your home
You might also need building regulations approval for many alteration projects, including if you plan to:

  • replace fuse boxes and connected electrics
  • install a bathroom that will involve plumbing
  • change electrics near a bath or shower
  • put in a fixed air-conditioning system
  • replace windows and doors
  • replace roof coverings on pitched and flat roofs
  • install or replace a heating system
  • add extra radiators to a heating system

You could need approval, or to follow special rules, for works not listed here - so always research your particular project.

To make an application, please use the form to the right of this page.

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