KEY STAGES OF NOTIFICATION FOR VARIOUS TYPES OF WORK

You and/or your contractor must notify ALL BUILDING CONTROL at identified stages of work relative to the type of work you are undertaking. Please choose your type of work from the list below to determine the list of these required stages.

Loft Conversion (3 inspections)

Loft 1. Notification of Commencement
Loft 2. Inspection of new steel and timber structure in place
Loft 3. Inspection ofinsulation and boarding out 75% completed
Loft 4. Inspection of 95% completed with smoke detectors and fire doors fitted
Loft 5. Notification of Completion

Installer certificates required: Electrical

Extension (4 inspections)

Extension 1. Notification of Commencement
Extension 2. Inspectionat foundation excavation
Extension 3. Inspectionat DPC level
Extension 4. Inspectionat roof structure level
Extension 5. Inspection at 90%internally completed
Extension 6. Notification of Completion

Installer certificates required: Electrical, Unvented cylinder, Gas appliance

File Photo required: Damp proof membrane to ground floor slab

Combined Extension and Loft Conversion (5 inspections)

From the above stages

Loft 1 / Extension 1 Notification
Loft 2 / Extension 2 Inspection
Loft 3 / Extension 3 Inspection
Loft 4 / Extension 4 Inspection
Extension 5 Inspection
Loft 5 / Extension 6 Notification of Completion

N.B. 1 additional inspection has been allowed for at the start or end to suit.

Installer certificates required: Electrical, Unvented cylinder, Gas appliance

File Photo required: Damp proof membrane to ground floor slab

Load Bearing Wall Removal (1 inspections)

Wall 1. Notification of Commencement
Wall 2. Inspectionwhen steels or timber structure in place
Wall 3. Notification of Completion

Installer certificates required: Electrical

File Photo required: Fire rated plaster-boarding around the new structure

Garage Conversion (3 inspections)

Garage 1. Notification of Commencement
Garage 2. Inspection of damp proofing and insulated lining out
Garage 3. Inspection of any structure and 2nd fix
Garage 4. Inspection at 95% complete windows and ventilation
Garage 5. Notification of Completion
Installer certificates required: Electrical
File Photo required: As advised by inspector

Roof renewal (1 inspection small roof or 2 inspections large roof)

Roof 1. Notification of Commencement
Roof 2. Inspectionat insulation 50% in and any renewed structure viewable
Roof3. Inspectionat roofing finished surface complete including perimeter venting
Roof 4. Notification of Completion

Installer certificates required: Copy of guarantee

File Photo required: Of completed roof

Chimney Breast Removal (1 inspection)

Chimney 1. Notification of Commencement
Chimney 2. Inspectionof supporting steel in place
Chimney 3. Notification of Completion

Installer certificates required: None

File Photo required: Fire rated plaster-boarding around the new structure

New Build Dwelling (8 inspections)

NewBuild 1. Notification of Commencement
NewBuild 2. Inspectionat foundation excavation
NewBuild 3. Inspectionat DPC level
NewBuild 4. Inspectionat floor structure
NewBuild 5. Inspectionat roofstructure
NewBuild6. Inspection at 1st fix MEP and insulation and fire ratings
NewBuild 7. Inspectionat internal partitions and boarding out
NewBuild 8. Inspection at 2ndfix MEP
NewBuild 9. Inspectionat 95% completed fire doors and smoke alarms
NewBuild 10. Notification of Completion

Installer certificates required: Electrical, Unvented cylinder, Gas appliance, HETAS, Air Test, Carbon Calcs and EPC, Sound Test, Water Calculation

File Photo required: Damp proof membrane to ground floor slab

Basement Shell (4 inspections)

Basement 1. Notification of Commencement
Basement 2. Inspectionat 1st underpin
Basement 3. Inspectionat midway through underpins
Basement 4. Inspectionat floor reinforcement and drainage and sumps in
Basement 5. Inspectionat drained membrane system installed including pump sets
Basement 6. Notification of Completion

N.B. Additional inspections may be allowed for after the 1st underpin inspection where larger basements are being constructedthat may additional have supporting steel work.

Installer certificates required: Electrical, Unvented cylinder, Gas appliance, Damp Proofing Guarantee

File Photo required: As requested by inspector