Building Regulations

Sections of the UK Building Regulations

Building regulations are prepared and controlled by the Department for  Communities and Local Government and are intended to ensure that householders having building work carried out are protected from sub-standard design and workmanship.

New building regulations came into force in October 2010 and contain 14 sections:

These sections can be downloaded without charge at

The fees charged by local authorities vary from council to council but a visit to the website of your local building control department will set out the costs involved.

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