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The details emerged when Bob Ledsome, deputy director of building regulations between 2011 and 2018, testified on Wednesday. A briefing pack was compiled by his division ahead of Deputy Minister Andrew Stunell’s appearance at a meeting with Oliver Letwin, who led the Cabinet Office bureaucracy challenge in May 2012. Mr Stunell was due to be […]

Regulation systems, modern urbanism nece...

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio addressing the inaugural function of the Municipal Affairs Branch office on March 2. News Morung ExpressKohima | March 2 With the state of Nagaland registering a decadal growth of 67.28% against a national average of 31.80%, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio stressed the need for regulatory systems and reforms in the cities […]

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Tendring District Council’s Buildings Control team provide a range of services and provide constructive input as part of the development team, both through the plan assessment process and site inspection . The team is able to provide a high quality service using professional staff […]

Council building control team wins top p...

Wiltshire Council’s Building Control team won the award for Best Partnership with Local Authorities for Building Control at the LABC Building Excellence Grand Final. The event took place in London on Friday 28 January. The awards celebrate the achievements and building control work carried out by local authorities in the UK. The team has been […]

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A government official wrote to the UK’s top building control body two days after the Grenfell fire asking it to refute claims that the tower’s deadly cladding panels were permitted under building regulations. of construction. Senior civil servant Brian Martin wrote to the National House Building Council (NHBC) with a “pre-prepared script” that defended the […]

Boost To Urbanism & Tod | Kochi News

Kochi: Union budget talked about modernization of Building Regulations and Urban Plans (TPS) with Transit Oriented Development (TOD) for sustainable development in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities Although it may be available for projects in a few towns in Kerala, experts said it requires the work of specialized agencies that could take the lead […]

The civic body revamps the urban plannin...

Hyderabad: Implementing the guidelines prescribed in the Telangana State Building Permits Approval and Self-Certification Act (TS-bPASS), the Town Planning Wing of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has been reorganized. The civic body in a press release said that the reorganization was done to ensure more transparency in the granting of building permits and simultaneously […]

Award Nomination for NMD Building Contro...

The joint North Devon and Mid Devon District Council building control team has been nominated by their clients for a prestigious national award. NMD Building Control is proud to be nominated for the Building Control Team of the Year category in the LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Building Excellence Awards. LABC represents all local authority […]

KP to Establish Land-Use & Building Cont

PESHAWAR: The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa will establish a Provincial Land Use and Building Control Authority to manage land ownership, acquisition, rental and disposal of property. The proposed authority would be established under the KP’s proposed Land Use and Building Control Act 2021. A bill has already been tabled in the provincial assembly for […]

Seeing is believing – Women can power th

The current skills shortage in the built environment and building control has left the industry looking for new talent. There is a real opportunity to fill this gap with women, says Jane Keely, director at Assent Building Control It’s no secret that the construction industry has been in the grip of a growing skills crisis […]

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Ribble Valley Borough Council building surveyors Jimmy Mulkerrin and Steve Clarkson. With their knowledge and experience, the four-person team will support you at every stage of your project, starting with free building control advice. They will ensure that your project complies with building regulations, checking all aspects of construction including foundations, waterproofing, structure – such […]

The Role of Building Control in Hazardou...

Unsafe structures can arise due to neglected buildings, poorly executed construction work, extreme weather events, and many other causes. LABC explores the role building control teams play in combating dangerous structures Building control is a professional discipline that works behind the scenes as part of the wider building design and construction team to help ensure […]

Why did Building Control mark flammable ...

Published: 08:53 March 29, 2021 Update: 10:06 am March 29, 2021 A “race to the bottom” means buildings with fire safety flaws have been declared safe, experts say. Building inspections to check whether buildings meet the stricter post-Grenfell rules reveal that many did not even meet the old pre-Grenfell standards, let alone the new ones. […]

How to Create a Building Control App

Not sure how to create a building control app? Take a look at this guide from building warranty experts, Garantie Premier What is a building control app? If you plan to carry out construction work as defined in Article 3 of the Building Regulations, a building control will be necessary. The building screening process ensures […]

Inside Housing – News – RBKC building co

Building control checks to assess whether the renovation of Grenfell Tower complied with building regulations included a series of ‘fundamental failures’, an expert witness to the inquest said. Beryl Menzies, expert witness in the Grenfell Inquiry (Picture: Grenfell Tower Inquiry) dividing lines Building control checks to assess whether the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower complied with […]

Botcha says planning reforms in Andhra P...

By Express press service VIJAYAWADA: The Minister of Municipal Administration and Urban Development, Botcha Satyanarayana, said that the reforms in the planning department and the changes in the building regulations will allow transparency of public services, in addition to bringing them to people’s door. He added that to fight corruption at all levels, all services […]

Task Force Presents Proposals for Regula...

LEADERSHIP BODIES from across the building control industry have joined forces in the Future of Building Control Task Force to develop eleven key recommendations for the future oversight and regulation of the profession and, in fact, building control organizations themselves. The working group is made up of representatives from the Association of Consultant Approved Inspectors, […]

Rajasthan Planning Wing to Amend Buildin...

JAIPUR: Shaken by the headwinds of Covid-19, the state’s urban planning wing is mulling a proposal to frame a new set of building regulations, which will allow construction in a way that maintains social distancing. The department will allow owners of small plots (90 m²) to increase the height of construction. A seasoned planner said: […]

Building control bodies should continue ...

© Katie Nesling Building control bodies should continue to carry out regular site inspections to ensure work continues to meet building regulations requirements, says government Under new government coronavirus guidelines, building control bodies are being asked to check on ongoing construction work. The Ministry of Housing and Local Government (MHCLG) said that for all types […]

Building control said to continue site i...

The government has told building control inspectors they should continue to carry out on-site inspections where building work continues, despite lockdown restrictions put in place to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. New guidance issued by the government states: “Building control bodies should continue to undertake normal and regular on-site inspection activities where it can be done […]

Building control approved Grenfell witho...

Building control officers have approved completed renovations to Grenfell Tower despite never being given enough information to get a full picture of what was being built, Kensington Council have admitted & Chelsea. The council has issued an unqualified apology for failings in its building control function, after releasing evidence to the inquest showing it failed […]

Inside Housing – News – RBKC building co

Sir Martin Moore-Bick, the retired judge who is presiding over the inquiry (pictured: Grenfell Tower inquiry) The survey will be split into eight modules, with the schedule below set out at the start of the survey: a module 27 January to April 2020 The first module will examine the role, acts and omissions of the […]

Desperately Wanted: Urban Design Solutio...

By Ajith Vyas We need thoughtful urban design to solve our urban problems and strategically respond to our urban aspirations. The introduction of the law on the pooling of land (LPA) and the possibility of transferring development rights (TDR) within the framework of the detailed urban planning schemes (DTP) would be the main links in […]

Inside Housing – Insight – Fall of an in

A large home inspection firm has filed for bankruptcy as an insurance crisis grips the industry. Luc Barratt explains what this means for those involved in building new homes. Photo by Alamy dividing lines A home inspection firm is on the verge of collapse as an insurance crisis engulfs the industry. @lukewbarratt explains #ukhousing Why […]

Building control ‘at crisis point’ as in

An industry trade body said building control was at a ‘crisis point’ with building inspectors being forced to stop work due to a lack of insurance cover. A spokesman for the Association of Consultants Accredited Inspectors (ACAI), which represents private building inspection bodies, said: ‘Legal regulations on professional indemnity and liability insurance are currently excessively […]

World Bank Group to Restore Confidence i...

The World Bank has stepped in to reverse the crisis in KwaDukuza’s Economic Development and Planning (EDP) business unit, which is struggling to cope with the rapidly growing property development market in the area. The IT unit is responsible for aspects of construction management, town planning, local economic development and tourism in the region. The […]

Town planning: The town planning office ...

KOCHI: The Greens may lament the encroachment of canals and streams that have caused flooding in many parts of the city this monsoon, but given the number of applications to regularize illegal buildings, rule violations appear to be on the rise. agenda. The planning office has received around 70 applications in the past four months, […]

Inside Housing – News – Major building c

The National House Building Council (NHBC) has stopped accepting a controversial way to clear the coating for use on buildings. Image: Getty dividing lines Building control officers no longer accept office studies #ukhousing In response to the Grenfell Tower fire, NHBC, which claims to carry out building screening services for 80% of new homes built, […]

Three Tips to Make Sure You Get Building...

Sarah Chilcott, Managing Director of Planning Portal, offers tips for getting building control approval the first time Most construction work is subject to approval by building regulations, and failure to comply can prove costly, both economically and as a waste of time better spent completing your project. These essential tips should help get building control […]

Our guide to building control and buildi...

What is Building Control? The building control system exists to ensure that buildings are properly designed and constructed to ensure the health, safety, well-being and convenience of the people who use them. Building control regulates the construction of buildings so that they meet the standards set out in the building regulations. What are building regulations? […]