This ninth edition of the most popular and trusted guide reflects all the latest amendments to the Building Regulations, planning permission and the Approved Documents in England and Wales. This includes coverage of the new Approved Document Q on security, and a second part to Approved Document M which divides the regulations for 'dwellings' and 'buildings other than dwellings'. A new chapter has been added to incorporate these changes and to make the book more user friendly.
Giving practical information throughout on how to work with (and within) the Regulations, this book enables compliance in the simplest and most cost-effective manner possible. The no-nonsense approach of Building Regulations in Brief cuts through any confusion and explains the meaning of the Regulations. Consequently, it has become a favourite for anyone in the building industry or studying, as well as those planning to have work carried out on their home.
1. The Building Act 1984 2. The Building Regulations 2000 3. The Requirements of the Building Regulations 4. Planning Permission 5. Requirements for Planning Permission and Building Regulations Approval 6. Meeting the Requirements of the Building Regulations in Dwellings 7. Meeting the Requirements of the Building Regulations in Non-Dwelling Buildings