The following Planning practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
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The Building Regulations 2010, SI 2010/2214 (the Building Regulations) are made under Building Act 1984. They impose a set of minimum standards on people carrying out certain specified works in or about buildings. Their purpose is to ensure the health and safety of people in and around all types of buildings (ie domestic, commercial and industrial). They also provide for energy conservation and access to and use of buildings.
The Building Regulations are supplemented by Approved Documents, which provide guidance on how to meet the legal requirements of the Building Regulations for common situations.
In England, the government has published:
a Manual to the Building Regulations, which provides guidance on the Building Regulations system in England, and
a fully searchable PDF of all Approved Documents
In Wales, the Welsh government has published:
various guidance on the Welsh Building Regulations system, and
Approved Documents for Wales
Compliance with the Building Regulations is a separate matter from obtaining planning permission. Taking action to comply with Building Regulations does not satisfy the requirements under Town
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