Building control for residential alterations

Internal alterations

Not all internal alterations require a building regulations application.

The following examples are for guidance only:

Example Yes or no
Removal of internal non-load bearing wall No
Replacement glazing Yes
Total removal of chimney breast and stack No
Partial removal of chimney breast and stack Yes
Repositioning of staircase Yes
Removal of load bearing wall and installation of a supporting RSJ Yes
Installation of new WC Yes
Repositioning of bathroom Yes

Planning consent may be required for works. For any other internal work not listed above, please contact us to discuss.

Building Control

: 01375 652 655

: building.control@thurrock.gov.uk