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How do I get a copy of my building regulations certificate UK?

Can I obtain a copy of Building Regulation Full Plans Approval Notice and/or the Completion certificate? Yes. Copies can be obtained by written request via post, e-mail or fax. Details of the charge for this service can be found on our Archive Information Charges page.

When did building regs for boilers come in?

An assessment is carried out by a registered installer on the type of boiler you will be required to have. The assessment is described in the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government publication: Domestic Building Services Compliance Guide (PDF 1023 Kb).

What electrical certificate do I need for building regulations?

All electrical work in dwellings is covered under Building Regulations. For any work that is notifiable, you should always receive a certificate to confirm that the work meets those that apply. In many cases you will need a Building Regulations Compliance Certificate (also known as a Part P Certificate).

Does a new build need a gas safety certificate?

It’s not required by law to have a Gas Safety certificate unless you are a landlord, so you don’t need to have one when selling your home. There are many essential jobs when moving into a new home and, as an owner of gas appliances, it’s recommended to have an annual gas safety inspection carried out.

How long do building regs take?

You can expect a decision within 5 weeks, or 2 months with your consent. You’ll get a completion certificate within 8 weeks of completion of the building work as long as it complies.

Can I sell my house without a boiler installation certificate?

Under any circumstances, it is impossible to sell a house in the absence of the Building Regulations Compliance Certificate or the boiler safety certificate. This certificate is a confirmation of when the boiler was installed in addition to certifying that the installation met all the building regulations.

Do you need building regs to sell a house?

Yes, you, even if the previous owner was the one who made the building alterations. This means that if you don’t make the appropriate actions and the building regulation standards aren’t met, you can get fined or even face court proceedings.

Can I sell my house without an electrical certificate?

When selling a house, there is no legal obligation to provide a buyer with any electrical safety certificate. When selling a house the potential buyer may want to perform a safety test on both gas and electricity for their own assurance.

Can I do my own electrical work UK?

All new electrical work must comply with Part P of the Building Regulations which restricts DIY electrical work on grounds of safety. However, you are still allowed to carry out some work yourself without notifying Building Control.

Is it illegal to sell a house without a gas safety certificate?

Yes, you can indeed sell your house without a gas safety certificate, as it is not required by law at all to have one, However, as an owner of a gas appliance, it is also recommended to at least have annual gas safety inspections and if you let your property you are required to have a gas safety certificate issued once …

Do I need a gas certificate to sell my house UK?

Do I need a gas boiler safety certificate to be able to sell my house? If your property has a gas boiler, you do not need a safety certificate for it to be able to sell your house. Despite this, it is highly recommended that you have safety checks and yearly inspections carried out to ensure everything is safe.

What do the building regulations say about gas?

As with the CORGI registration process, gas engineers must pass a stringent process to enable them to appear on the Gas Safe Register. What do the Building Regulations say about gas? The Building Regulations make reference to gas in two main areas – those of ventilation, and of combustion appliances.

What are the health and safety regulations for gas?

The key health and safety duties for construction, use, and decommissioning of a building, including any gas installations in connection with that building. These regulations control the storage under pressure of hazardous substances, such as liquid gas canisters.

Are there any changes to the building regulations for 2010?

This 2010 edition incorporates changes to reflect the renumbering of regulations in the Building Regulations 2010 and Building (Approved inspector s etc) Regulations 2010. There have been no changes to the requirements in Part J of Schedule 1 to the Building Regulations, but please note the simpler definition of ‘room for residential purposes’.

What’s the difference between declaration of safety and building regulations?

A Declaration of Safety Certificate is a little different to a Building Regulations Certificate. It’s issued when a flueless gas cooking appliance (such as a cooker or hob) is notified.