How long do I have to start work after my Building Regulations application has been fully approved?

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Once you have received full approval you have a time limit of three years for works to start on site. If this time elapses, a new application may be required to be submitted to Local Authority.

Building Notices automatically lapse after 3 years.

Published: 27 July 2012 - 9:14am

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