Building Control (Professionals)


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  1. Approved Document E Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for Approved Document E.

  2. Building Regulations Forms

    The following Building Regulation Forms and supplementary guides are available in PDF format. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to access them.

    If you do not have a copy, please follow the link to the Adobe website where you can download a copy for free.

  3. Approved Document H Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for Approved Document H.

  4. Guidance

    The listed links are to view the Approved Documents and Guidance notes for many aspects of the Building Control process. Please take time to view the documents, as they may give you information that can assist and save you time.

  5. Building Notice Submission

    Form and guidance notes on how to complete the form to notify us of your wish to build.

  6. Approved Document M Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for Approved Document M.

  7. Additional Services

    In addition to our statutory Building Control function, we offer consultation services in the areas listed below.

  8. Full Plans Submission Form

    Form and guidance notes to help you submit full plans.

  9. Approved Document P Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for Approved Document P.

  10. Building control contacts

    Contact details of how to get in touch with the Copeland Borough Council building control department.

  11. Regularisation application form

    Application form to use for a regularisation certificate.

  12. Means of Escape Windows Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for means of escape windows.

  13. Notice of Intended Demolition Form

    Section 80 of the Building Act 1984 requires that a person who intends to demolish the whole or part of a building, apart from one exempt under subsection (1)(a) or (b) to notify the local authority, the occupier of any adjacent building and the gas and electricity authorities of his intention. This is the form to do so.

  14. Radon Guidance Note

    Guidance note relating to Radon gas and how to protect yourself.

  15. Householder Enquiry Form

    Householder enquiry form to notify us of your intention to build and guidance as to when planning permission is ncecessary.

  16. Copeland Building Control Prospectus A document identifying the many ways in which Copeland Building Control can help you in the successfull delivery of your building project.
  17. Full plans or building notice submission guidance

    You can make a Building Regulations application in two ways – full plans or building notice.This guidance explains the main differences between the two.

  18. Building Control Fees 2016/17

    Building Control fees and charges for 2016/17. You can now pay building control fees online.

  19. Getting your plans right

    Guidance note for ensuring that your plans are right.

  20. Access Statement [guidance notes]

    Access Statement [guidance notes]

  21. Regularisation Application Notes

    Regularisation application notes that explain more about when and how to apply for a regularisation certificate.

  22. Conservatories and porches guidance notes

    Conservatories and porches guidance notes

  23. LABC Partner Authority Scheme Registration Form

    LABC Partner Authority Scheme Registration Form

  24. Percolation Test Guidance - Surface

    Percolation Test Guidance - Surface

  25. Dangerous Buildings and Structures

    Guidance note for dangerous buildings and structures.


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