Building Regulations Pocket Book (Routledge Pocket Books) (Paperback)
The new edition of the Building Regulations Pocket Book has been fully updated with recent changes to the UK Building Regulations and Planning Law. This handy guide provides you with all the information you need to comply with the UK Building Regulations and Approved Documents. On site, in the van, in the office - wherever you are - this is the book you'll refer to time and time again to check the regulations on your current job.
- Part 1 provides an overview of the Building Act.
- Part 2 offers a handy guide to the dos and don'ts of gaining the Local Council's approval for Planning Permission and Building Regulations Approval.
- Part 3 presents an overview of the requirements of the Approved Documents associated with the Building Regulations.
- Part 4 is an easy-to-read explanation of the essential requirements of the Building Regulations that any architect, builder or DIYer needs to know to keep their work safe and compliant on both domestic and non-domestic jobs.
Key new updates to this second edition include, but are not limited to: changes to the fire regulations as a result of the Hackitt Review, updates to Approved Document F and L, new Approved Documents covering Overheating (AD-O) and Infrastructure for the charging of electric vehicles (AD-S), amendments to and the reinstatement of the Manual to the Building Regulations. This book is essential reading for all building contractors and sub-contractors, site engineers, building engineers, building control officers, building surveyors, architects, construction site managers as well as DIYers and those who are supervising work in their own home.