Name: Building Control Technical Guidance
Description: Building Control Technical Guidance

Building Control Technical Guidance

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




Hotel and leisure



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Last Updated: 05th March 2021