What is the difference between Building Regulations and Planning permission?

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The legislation for both is very important in development but is fundamentally different.

Building Regulations consider the construction of the proposed work and how to comply with the Regulations. They represent a minimum standard

Town Planning legislation (planning permission) principally deals with the appearance of new building work and how it will impact on the surrounding residents and general locality.

Published: 27 July 2012 - 9:16am

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