Building Regulations

For more information on building regulations please refer to The Gov Website.

Part Q - Security - Dwellings

Approved Document Q was last amended in 2015. It covers the standard for windows and doors to resist physical attack.

For more information, and to download the Part Q document, visit the Planning Portal website.

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

For more information, and to download the Part L document, visit the Planning Portal website.

Part F – Ventilation

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

For more information, and to download the Part F document, visit the Planning Portal website.

Part B – Fire safety

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

For more information, and to download the Part B document visit the Planning Portal website.

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