Building Regulations

For more information on building regulations please refer to: www.planningportal.gov.uk/buildingregs

Part Q – Security in dwellings

Approved Document Q was last amended in 2015. It covers the requirements with respect to Security in dwellings.

Visit the Planning Portal website for more information and to download the Part Q document.

Part L – Conservation of fuel and power

The legal framework and Approved Documents for Part L (Conservation of fuel and power) were last revised by amendments that came into effect in 2010-2011. The document now consists of four parts:

  • Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings
  • Conservation of fuel and power in existing dwellings
  • Conservation of fuel and power in new buildings other than dwellings
  • Conservation of fuel and power in existing buildings other than dwellings

Click here for more information from the Planning Portal website and to download the Part L document.

Part F – Ventilation

Approved Document F was last amended in 2010. It covers the requirements with respect to Ventilation.

Click here for more information from the Planning Portal website and to download the Part F document.

Part B – Fire safety

Approved Document B of schedule 1 of the Building Regulations covers the requirements with respect to Fire safety.

Click here for more information from the Planning Portal website and to download the Part B document.