Building Control (Professionals)


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  1. Percolation Test Guidance - Treatment Facilities

    Percolation Test Guidance - Treatment Facilities

  2. Dangerous Buildings and Structures

    Guidance note for dangerous buildings and structures.

  3. PercolationTest Guidance - Soakaways

    PercolationTest Guidance - Soakaways

  4. Energy Performance Certificate Declaration

    From the 6 April 2008 all completed dwellings require an Energy Performance Certificate (E.P.C.) to satisfy The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England
    and Wales) Regulations 2007. To help you comply, please complete and return this declaration form.

  5. Wood Burner Checklist

    Wood Burner Checklist

  6. Approved Document P Declaration Form

    Form to be completed by the electrician carrying out work if not a member of a certifying body such as NICEIC, ELECSA or ECA etc.

  7. Building Control Charges 2019-20

    Building Control Charges 2019-20

  8. Approved Document B Vol. 1 Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for Approved Document B Vol.1

  9. Approved Document C Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for Approved Document C.

  10. Demolition Control and Advice

    The Building Act contains provisions that enable Local Authorities to control demolition works for the protection of public safety and to safeguard adjoining properties.

  11. Approved Document E Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for Approved Document E.

  12. Dangerous Structures

    Buildings and structures can become dangerous for a variety of reasons, ranging from a gradual deterioration through lack of maintenance, to a more dramatic cause such as a fire, storm, explosion or vehicle impact.

  13. Approved Document H Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for Approved Document H.

  14. 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.

  15. Approved Document M Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for Approved Document M.

  16. 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.

  17. Building Notice Submission

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

  18. Approved Document P Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for Approved Document P.

  19. Additional Services

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

  20. Full Plans Submission Form

    Form and guidance notes to help you submit full plans.

  21. Means of Escape Windows Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for means of escape windows.

  22. Building control contacts

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

  23. Regularisation application form

    Application form to use for a regularisation certificate.

  24. Radon Guidance Note

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

  25. 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.


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