Our Enforcement Policy
Building Control's main function is to enforce the building regulations. We will do this by informal means wherever possible.
It is the responsibility of all designers, builders and building owners to make sure they comply with the requirements set out by the building regulations and associated legislation.
Our enforcement policy relates to the Building Control Service. It sets out what our customers, being regulated by the service, can expect from us:
Building Control has adopted this policy which sets out what individuals,businesses and others can expect from our Building Control Surveyors whilst
seeking to ensure compliance.
The aim of proper enforcement is to protect the public, the environment and groups such as consumers or workers, whilst supporting economic progress.
This policy commits us to good enforcement policies and procedures with the sole aim of supporting compliance.
This document sets out the basic principles followed in enforcing building control legislation in your Council’s area.