Before you start any construction work or making certain changes to a building, you will first need to check if you need approval for these works to take place.
Planning permission is different to building regulations and, depending on what work you plan to carry out, you may need both.
Here, we've put together a series of articles that aim to simplify what the requirements are for each Building Regulation. You'll find the full approved documents for all buildings regulations on the government website.
Further info on building regs and planning applications for England, Scotland and Wales can be found below.
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