Building control and building regulations

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.

Building safety

Decision making

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    Policies, strategies and reviews

    We use policy and strategy documents to guide our decisions. We also use them to develop and run our services fairly and consistently.

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    Councillors and committees

    Councillors are responsible for agreeing provision of services and how the council's money is spent.