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Subject to exemptions, building work is required to be carried out in compliance with the applicable requirements in the Building Regulations 2010, SI 2010/2214, reg 4.
In addition, there is a further requirement to apply for approval under the building control regulations (Building Regulations 2010, SI 2010/2214, reg 12).
Building Regulations 2010, SI 2010/2214, Sch 1 sets out the requirements for various parts of the building work and government guidance is provided on those requirements by Approved Documents.
Building Regulations 2010, SI 2010/2214, Sch 1 requires, along with other requirements, adequate drainage of rainwater. Approved Document H contains guidance on constructing rainwater drainage. The actual requirement in H3 of Building Regulations 2010, SI 2010/2214, Sch 1 is that adequate provision is made for the drainage of rainwater from the roof of a building and states that rain water shall drain to, a in order of priority:
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