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building regulations

British term for building code.
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One option is to apply for and gain retrospective building regulation approval.
Also available at Walsall Training Centre are courses for the building regulation requirements, including water regulations, unvented hot water, drainage and sanitation, energy efficiency and disinfection of water systems.
We are now selling up, but have been told we need to provide building regulation approval for the extension which we've discovered it never had.
By using a FENSA (Fenestration Self-Assessment Scheme) registered installer you will have the peace of mind of knowing that your job will meet building regulation standards.
It is also likely to be more expensive as the local authority can insist that additional works are undertaken to bring the works up to current building regulation standards - even if the works were carried out many years ago.
Neither planning permission nor building regulation approval is required provided that: 1 Sheds and greenhouses do not cover more than half of the area of the garden; not including the area occupied by the house.
Apart from obtaining building regulation approval and planning permission,
Persons registered with Part P self certification scheme, will be fully qualified electrical contractors, with the ability to check a circuit for safety - they will be able to issue Building Regulation Certificates of compliance.
But all this changed with a case which ruled that local authorities could take enforcement action in cases where building regulation approval had not been obtained - and that such action could be taken retrospectively over an indefinite period.
Q Having recently applied for building regulation approval to build a second floor over an extension to our house, we have been informed by the authority that it has no record of any consent having been given to the plans for the ground floor extension, and that it reguires works to be effected to this before it will approve the second floor.
The first and most obvious is that you do have the opportunity to apply for retrospective building regulation approval from the local council.
Will I need to get building regulation approval and planning approval for this?

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