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Approved Documents:

The Approved Documents are produced by the Secretary of State to provide guidance on complying with the minimum standards of the Building Regulations.

Approved Documents

LABC Technical Guidance:

To assist you with the technical aspects of your building projects, LABC (Local Authority Building Control) have also produced a series of technical guidance pages. For further information about LABC, you may wish to visit their website

Advice on building projects

LABC Technical Guidance for domestic building projects:

Advice for homeowners

What are the Building Regulations?

Do I need a Building Regulations application?

Competent Persons Schemes

Extensions and conservatories

Loft conversions

Internal alterations

Making a Building Regulations application

The difference between Planning and Building Regulations

LABC pages for housing developers and builders:

Housing Developers and Builders Overview

New homes

Social housing

Self build


LABC pages for non-residential developers:

Non-Residential Developers Overview




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