What we are doing to prepare for the new building safety framework

HSE is:

We are a statutory consultee for planning applications for some types of building development.

Setting up the new regulator

We have a comprehensive programme of work to set up the new regulator. We expect that services will be operational to this timetable:

April 2023

October 2023

April 2024

Setting up governance committees

Industry Competence Committee

The Industry Competence Committee will monitor and help to improve industry competence. It will publish guidance and advise industry and BSR on industry competence.

Building Advisory Committee

The Building Advisory Committee will:

Working with other regulators

Joint Regulators' Group

The Joint Regulators' Group (JRG) has been established to:

As well as HSE, the group includes senior representatives from:

Building control

The Building Safety Act will help to ensure consistency across the building control profession and drive-up standards. The Act will apply to Building Control Bodies (BCBs) in:

Working with residents

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Updated 2023-03-31