Provision of assistance to a multi-disciplinary team

This guidance is for local authorities and fire and rescue authorities. It explains how you can work with the Building Safety Regulator (BSR) in multi-disciplinary teams (MDTs), what we can request, what experience and level of competence you should provide, and when.

Applies to: England
Published: October 2023
Last updated: October 2023


Reference: Version 1


Local authorities and fire and rescue authorities will work with BSR in MDTs to fulfil their legal duties to assist in the regulation of higher-risk buildings and higher-risk building work. This guidance has been issued under Section 16 of the Building Safety Act 2022.

This guidance is subject to the consent of the Secretary of State. It will be kept under review and updated as needed.

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Updated 2023-10-02