The national site for Local Authority Building Control (LABC).
Promoting the design and construction of safe, accessible, environmentally efficient buildings that comply with the Building Regulations. A variety of information with regard to building control can be obtained here.
LABC Registered Details scheme details.
LABC Registered Systems are elements of a building that are constructed or installed in practically the same way on any site or project (whereas LABC Registered Solutions will vary according to site specific design requirements, LABC Registered Systems will have little variation).
LABC Warranty works in partnership with LABC (Local Authority Building Control) to provide you with a complete range of developer services to support construction from start to finish, from residential and non-residential warranties, right through to assessments and testing.
Further information regarding of LABC Warranty and other services can be found by visiting their website www.labcwarranty.co.uk
The government gateway to planning and building regulation information throughout the United Kingdom. It provides information on plans, appeals, applications, contact details and research areas.
The Department of Communities and Local Government.
The government department responsible for building regulations and planning in England.
Home of the the Health and Safety Executive and Health and Safety Commission, otherwise known as the HSE.
If you are having construction or refurbishment work carried out, you may need to notify the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and you may have other duties as well. The HSE web site contains further information about this.
The Considerate Constructors Scheme.
This is a voluntary Code of Considerate Practice, which is adopted by participating construction companies, and everyone involved on the construction site.
The Federation of Master Builders (FMB).
Partnered with LABC for a considerable number of years, the federation is a leading establishment representing builders across the United Kingdom.
The FMB find a builder web site contains information to home owners on choosing a reputable builder.
The FMB also provide a facility to download a free contract for you and your builder to use.
The Royal Mail address management unit, responsible for the issuing of postcodes to new address allocated by the Council
- Is Building Regulations approval required
Find out if Building Regulations Approval is required for your proposal and what works are exempt under schedule 2 of The Building Regulations.
- How to Make a Building Regulations Application
Details of how to make a Building Regulations application, covering the different methods that can be used.