Overview of the new building control regime

The new building control regime applies to principal designers, principal contractors, and clients.


Building control: an overview of the new regime

Applies to: England
Published: 08/2023
Last updated: 08/2023

Reference: Version 1


From October 2023, the Building Safety Regulator is the building control authority for higher-risk buildings. Principal designers, principal contractors, and clients must follow the new building control regime when designing and constructing higher-risk buildings.

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Updated 2023-08-17