Once the planning application has been approved you will have a good idea of how the finished building will look. The next stage of work examines how the building will be constructed.
The building regulations application explains briefly all aspects of the construction, from how the building structure will work, what level of insulation will be provided, how it will be ventilated.
Below is the full list of items covered in the Building Regulations:
Part A – Structure
Part B – Fire Safety
Part C – Site preparation and resistance to contaminates and moisture
Part D – Toxic Substances
Part E – Resistance to the passage of sound
Part F – Ventilation
Part G – Sanitation, hot water safety and water efficiency
Part H – Drainage and Waste Disposal
Part J – Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems
Part K – Protection from falling, collision and impact
Part L – Conservation of fuel and power
Part M – Access to and use of buildings
Part N – Glazing Safety (Withdrawn)
Part P – Electrical Safety
Part Q – Security
Part R – Physical infrastructure for high speed electronic communications networks.
Regulation 7 – Materials and workmanship