Skip to content
  1. Do it online
  2. Login
  3. Have your say
  4. My Durham

The leaders of the seven local councils, the North of Tyne Mayor and Northumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner encourage people to work together to move out of Tier 3 as quickly and as safely as possible.

Building works - regulations and approval

If you're carrying out building work, it's important to establish at an early stage that your works meet current industry standards and whether building regulations approval is required.

What are building regulations?

Building regulations are minimum standards for design, construction and alterations to virtually every building. They cover things like safety, access and energy efficiency.

Information and advice

Visit our building control pages for information and advice on whether you need to get approval for your works.


Contact us
Building Control
03000 262 832
Our address is:
  • Room G10-G16
  • County Hall
  • Durham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DH1 5UL
Related information
Share this page on Facebook Share this page on Twitter Print this page