Get copy documents

We can provide replacement documents relating to building warrants

To request a search of our records, you must submit an application form and the relevant pdf icon fee [68kb].

Only on receipt of the completed application form and fee, can we carry out a search of our records. 

Subject to any copyright restrictions, copies of any documents contained in Part 2 of the building standards register may be obtained. This information can only be viewed by an 'interested party' defined as 'the current (or prospective) owner, occupier or tenant'.

Please note:

  • We aim to provide copy documents within two weeks, however, time scales may vary.  In some instances providing copies may take longer.
  • We may be unable to provide information on work exceeding 25 years old.
  • The fee paid is not refundable if we can't provide copies.
  • Once retrieved, we can only hold records from our archives for a limited time before they are returned.

For your information;

Part 1 of the register should contain details of any certificates from approved certifiers of design or construction submitted with warrants and completion certificates, any conditions relating to grants of warrants, any enforcement notices when issued, altered or withdrawn and any continuing requirements imposed by warrant.

Part 2 of the register should contain:

  • copies of warrants and completion certificates, including certificates from approved certifiers of design and construction
  • the principle drawings and specifications
  • and other documents submitted by verifiers for registration in connection with particular projects
  • any copies of energy performance certificates and any statement of sustainability (new buildings only)

Please contact us if you have any questions.

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