Understanding Building Control and homeowner renovation guidance

Thinking of doing some building work to your home? Not sure if you need planning permission or to make a building regulations application, who to contact or where to get information? Look no further!

LABC logoLABC have produced a series of video clips to help you through your home improvement project and to understand when and why you need building control.

Clips include the following topics:

  • What is building control?
  • Do I need Building Regulations for my extension?
  • Case studies for conservatories and extensions
  • Booking a Building Control inspection
  • How does the Building Control process work?
  • Building Regulations for kitchens and bathrooms

For all of these clips and other information / discussion, visit the LABC YouTube channel.

LABC brochureGuide to extending your home

LABC, in partnership with us and other district councils in Cambridge, have published a guide to extending your home.

It includes helpful advice and guidance for loft and garage conversions, domestic extensions and other alterations you may wish to carry out on your home.


About LABC

LABC is a member organisation representing local authority building control departments in England and Wales. Find out more on our Business partners page.


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