Building Regulations in Brief
Still baffled by the Building Regs? Confused by codes of practice? Mystified by materials and puzzled by planning permission? Then look no further! This is an ideal guide to glance at when you need a quick, precise answer to the requirements of the Building Regulations.
This new edition includes the latest revisions to Part E and Part M published in 2003 and 2004. It explains the meaning of all the regulations, their history, current status, requirements, associated documentation and how local authorities and councils view its importance, also emphasising the benefits and requirements of these regulations.
*Revised Part E (sound transmission)
*Revised Part M (disabled access)
*Cost-effective ways to comply with the new requirements.
*A detailed index to direct your query to the relevant section.
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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
Appendix A Access and facilities for disabled people
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Act 1984 Section airborne sound and/or appliances application Approved Document approved inspector authority Building Act 1984 building control officer Building Regulation approval ceiling certificate chimney Code of practice combustion compartment wall comply Conservation Area construction designed disabled door drain drainage ducts dwelling ensure entrance external cavity wall external wall facilities Figure fire resistance flats floating floor Floor type flue glazing guidance habitable rooms handrail heat height hot water impact sound inner leaf installed internal joists Junctions landings layer least listed building located maisonettes masonry core masonry wall mass per unit mineral wool minimum mass notice pipes planning permission plasterboard protected purlins ramped residential purposes roof rooflights rooms for residential sanitary conveniences sealed separating floor sewer sound insulation space stairs Statutory Instrument storage storey structure suitable supported surface Table tank thermal insulation timber U-value unit area ventilation wheelchair users wheelchair-accessible width