Building control guidance

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Ipswich Borough Council has produced a guide to take you through the Building Control process. It is not a substitute for professional advice but it aims to show how your project will be affected by the Building Regulations. The guide is divided into chapters that contain advice about typical building projects and it is hoped that when you have read the guide you will have a better understanding of what is involved in a domestic building project.

Suffolk Building Control has also produced a Guide to Sustainability which looks at some of the key issues and explores the options that we have available to us to reduce the impact that our buildings have on the environment around us.

If you are planning to carry out work on your home or a building that you own, there are a number of different areas to consider before you begin, such as: