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building regulations

British term for building code.
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During the tours, municipal inspectors have made 51 sites visits in accordance with the provisions of Building Regulation Law No (4) for 1983 and its Executive Regulations.
Shadow Housing Secretary John Healey said the lack of tests "suggests the rot in our system of building regulation goes even deeper than we feared".
The building owner is required by law to make a building regulation application to the local authority in order that building control can assess the work for compliance with national minimum standards.
One option is to apply for and gain retrospective building regulation approval.
FIBREGRID LIMITED has launched their brand new DDA / Building Regulation compliant safety handrail.
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.
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,
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.
III) In addition to zoning and building regulation, historic preservation has a tremendous impact upon real estate ownership and development.

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