Building regulations

The design and construction of buildings is controlled by ensuring Building Warrant applications comply with Building Regulations for most types of building, whether public or private and includes

  • houses
  • shops 
  • leisure facilities 
  • factories 
  • warehouses etc

A Building Warrant application is required for the

  • erection, change of use, alteration or  extension of a building
  • demolition of a property

It is valid for three years and construction work cannot begin before the Building Warrant has been approved.  A register of all building warrants must be maintained.

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