Building control seminars and useful links

Building Control provides a range of useful advice and information for the building sector.


The Building Control team run several seminars for those engaged in the local building industry.

These involve illustrated talks by companies and are designed to ensure that current practices and new products are brought to the attention of local builders and agents. A small buffet is often provided.

All seminars are cancelled until further notice

If you would like to attend, email with the names of those attending.

CPD certificates are available following attendance at a seminar

If there is a specific seminar you would like us to offer, call 023 8028 5245 or email

Useful links

Homeowners: Find out about building regulations, how they affect your project and whether you need to apply on the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) website for homeowners.

Housing developers: Find advice and services to support small, medium and large-scale projects, using the expertise of local authority building control surveyors on the LABC website for professionals.

Non-residential developers: Find out how local authority building control teams can work with you to deliver cost effective solutions across all types of projects on the LABC website for commercial developers.

Building regulations: Find government legislation around building works below.

The Building Act 1984

The Building Regulations 2010

The Building Regulations Approved Documents

Competent Person Schemes: These allow individuals and enterprises to self-certify that their work complies with the Building Regulations, as an alternative to submitting a building notice or using an approved inspector. Find out more on the Competent Persons Register.

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