England & Wales

Building Regulation used in England & Wales can be found at the Planning Portal website.

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/approved-documents

A list of all the documents is as follows (please check Planning Portal website for most up to date versions):

  • Approved Document A – Structure
  • Approved Document B – Fire Safety
    • Volume 1: Dwelling houses
    • Volume 2: Buildings other than dwelling houses
  • Approved Document C – Site Preparation and resistance to contaminants and moisture
  • Approved Document D – Toxic substances
  • Approved Document E – Resistance to the passage of sound
  • Approved Document F – Ventilation
  • Approved Document G – Hygiene
  • Approved Document H – Drainage & waste disposal
  • Approved Document J – Combustion appliances and fuel storage systems
  • Approved Document K – Protection from falling collision and impact
  • Approved Document L – Conservation of Fuel and Power
    • L1 A & B New and Existing dwellings
    • L2 A & B New and existing building other than dwellings
  • Approved Document M – Access to and Use of Buildings
  • Approved Document N – Glazing – Only relevant to Wales from April 2013
  • Approved Document P – Electrical Safety
  • Approved Document Q – Security: Dwellings

Scotland –

Scottish Technical Handbook.

Northern Ireland – Administered by Dept. of Finance & Personnel

Northern Ireland Building Regulations.