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Building regulations are minimum legal requirements regarding the safety and health of people living or working in and around buildings; the conservation of fuel, power, and water; and the provision of access to facilities.
Did you know – even changing just one window requires an application to a Building Control Body for building regulation approval. Alternatively, in the case of windows and substantially glazed external doors, you may use a firm registered with an organisation such as CERTASS or FENSA, who will then send you a certificate confirming the work done meets the requirements of the building regulations.
However notified, all ‘building work’ is recorded on your local authorities property database. When a property is sold, mortgaged, remortgaged, rented out or an insurance claim made, the register can be publicly searched.
Without completion certificates you may find it difficult to sell, let or use the property as security for a loan. An insurance company may also consider the lack of building regulation compliance a factor against a claim.
It is a criminal offence not to comply with the building regulations, with unlimited fines. The contractor and/or the property owner can be prosecuted. Retrospective applications are possible if you have forgotten to apply.
For more information, copy and paste the following links into your search engine or web browser bar (just below the top of your screen, always do this with links to protect yourself online – never click on links unless you trust the sender):
View your property planning and building regulations applications using the link below (just enter the postcode and property number or name):
All building work (even repairs and minor alterations) must comply with the building regulations but not everything needs to be notified. If you are unsure just email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or visit the website https://www.cravendc.gov.uk/building-control/contact-building-control/
Information provided by:
Alan Dawson C.Build E FCABE
Building control surveyor
Craven District Council Building Control
1 Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1FJ.
Mobile: 07825 852535
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