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REGULATION 16 - Building Control Surveyors Approved Inspectors  

Links are provided here that assist you in submitting statutory statements associated to both :

1. The Building Regulations etc. (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2023

2. The Buildings (Approved Inspectors etc. and Review of Decisions) (England) Regulations 2023.

Compliance Statements Forms

Before you complete these forms please make sure you have available the full details of everyone working for you on your project, as well as copies of correspondence we have previously sent to you.

a. Compliance statement forms are not just required on Higher Risk Buildings (HRB's). They are required in relation to any other project, before the construction phase begins, where a Principle Contractor and Principle Designer has been appointed.

b. Where a Client fails to appoint a principle designer or principle contractor, then the client must assume those roles until such time as an appointment is made.

c. You should note that Principle Designers must make sure that their plans prior to the construction phase are fully complaint with all relevant and applicable requirements of Schedule 1 of the Building Regulations 2010 as amended.

d. It is the responsibility of the client to make sure that suitable arrangements for planning, managing and monitoring a project (including allocation of sufficient time and other resources) so as to ensure compliance with all relevant requirements. This is not the role of any building control body.

Small builders Compliance Declarations

Small builders Compliance Declarations

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Podcast 1: Advice for small domestic builders - this content was checked by Mr Cliff L'Aimable (who carries a Class 2A,B,C,D,E,F, Class 3G (Complex Buildings of any height), Class 3H (High Risk Buildings), Class 4 (Technical Managers) HSE Building Safety Regulators - Approved Licence Qualification 

Podcast 2: Principle designers / designer competency - this content was checked by Mr Cliff L'Aimable (who carries a Class 2A,B,C,D,E,F, Class 3G (Complex Buildings of any height), Class 3H (High Risk Buildings), Class 4 (Technical Managers) HSE Building Safety Regulators - Approved Licence Qualification 

Selectable Forms :

Notification of Dutyholders. Please complete this form which collates all persons acting as dutyholders on your project - This is a now a new legal requirement.

CLIENT - Compliance declaration form. If you are a CLIENT (As defined under Building Rgulations - Dutyholder Roles) then you must obtain statements from all dutyholders involved in your project in writing that confirms that they fulfilled their duties and that the work they carried out complies with ALL the requirements as contained within the Building Regulations.

PRINCIPLE DESIGNER or DESIGNER - Compliance declaration form. This new requirement in law does not apply only to those carrying out work on Higher Risk Buildings. This is required to be completed by anyone involved in designing and giving plans, specifications, calculations allowing a building to be erected, altered, or extended which has an active Initial Notice on it given by us.

PRINCIPLE CONTRACTOR or CONTRACTOR - Compliance declaration form. If you carried out any building work at a project site which has an active Initial Notice on it given by us, you are required by law to complete this form

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