Building control applications For most building work you will need to complete for a building control application. Building regulations Building regulations are minimum standards for design, construction and alterations to virtually every building. Building control guidance notes Building control guidance notes on soakaways, roofs, SAP, electrics, parapet walls, cold bridges, roofs, drainage, percolation tests, conversions, and more. Breach of building regulations You must have building control approval before you build. If you do not have building control approval you are in breach of building regulations. Dangerous structures Building control need to know if you suspect a structure is dangerous. Report any structure you think is a danger to the public. Demolitions If you intend to demolish a building you must submit a demolish notice.