Planning applications

The Building Safety Bill is making its way through Parliament. As it passes, we will get a clearer idea of what it might mean to the building safety reforms. We will share information as we learn more.

HSE is a statutory consultee for planning applications that involve or may involve a relevant building.

As part of your planning application to the local planning authority, you will need to show that you have:

HSE provides local planning authorities with fire safety input on proposals.

Examples of fire safety needs relevant to land use planning include:

Developers can get pre-application advice about fire safety and land use planning.

As part of the building safety reforms, the Building Safety Regulator (BSR) will be the building control authority for high-rise buildings.

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Updated 2021-10-05