When carrying out works to a property, you are likely to need building regulations consent which will be required when you come to sell or re-mortgage. You will need to contact the local council, but as a quick guide to help you, we have set out the different approved documents that may be required. For more detailed information, see www.planningportal.gov.uk.
Approved Document A - This deals with Structural Safety.
Approved Document B - This deals with Fire Safety.
Approved Document C - This deals with Resistance to Contaminants and Moisture.
Approved Document D – This deals with Toxic Substances.
Approved Document E – This deals with Resistance to Sound.
Approved Document F – This deals with Ventilation.
Approved Document G – This deals with Sanitation, Hot Water Safety and Water Efficiency.
Approved Document H – This deals with Drainage and Waste Disposal.
Approved Document J – This deals with Heat Producing Appliances.
Approved Document K – This deals with Protection from Falling.
Approved Document L – This deals with Conservation of Fuel and Power.
Approved Document M – This deals with Access To and Use of Buildings.
Approved Document N – This deals with Glazing Safety (Only relevant to Wales from 6.4.13)
Approved Document P – This deals with Electrical Safety.
Approved Document 7 – This deals with Workmanship and Materials.