What is building control?
Building control and building regulations mainly deal with how buildings are constructed, a building's structural stability, fire precautions and escape, weather resistance, energy conservation, sound insulation, and facilities for people with disabilities.
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When is building regulation approval required?
You may need building regulation approval to check the work you're doing reaches certain safety and energy efficiency standards. Before you apply for building regulation approval, please check if the work you're doing requires approval from us.Find out what work needs approval
You may need building regulation approval to check the work you're doing reaches certain safety and energy efficiency standards. Check if the work you're doing needs approval before you start.
The Federation of Master Builders is the largest trade association in the UK construction industry.
Building control services check that the work complies with the Building Regulations and related legislation.
You need to notify us at certain stages of the building work to check it complies with building regulations.
Report a building you think might be in a dangerous condition or poses a risk to members of the public.