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Ruinous and dilapidated buildings and neglected sites. Notice to local authority of intended demolition. Local authority’s power to serve notice about demolition. Notices under Section 81. Appeal against notice under Section 81. The Building Act 1984 9 that has been pulled down to (or below) floor level, unless that house/building is provided with drains in conformance with the borough council’s requirements. These drains must be suitable for the drainage of the whole building and all works, apparatus and materials used in connection with these drains must satisfy the council’s requirements.

Building Act 1984 Section 50) When an approved inspector has inspected and is satisfied himself that the plans of work specified in the initial notice do not contravene the Building Regulations The Building Act 1984 17 in any way, he will provide a certificate (referred to as a ‘plans certificate’) to the local authority. This plans certificate: ● ● ● can relate to the whole or part of the work specified in the initial notice; does not have any effect unless the local authority accepts it; may only be rejected by the local authority ‘on prescribed grounds’.

For the majority of cases, applications for dispensing with or relaxing Building Regulations can be settled locally. In more complicated cases, however, the local authority can seek guidance from the Secretary of State who will give a direction as to whether the requirement may be relaxed or dispensed with (unconditionally or subject to certain conditions). The Building Act 1984 19 If a question arises between the local authority and the person who has executed (or has proposed to execute any) work regarding: ● ● ● the application of Building Regulations; whether the plans are in conformity with the Building Regulations; whether the work has been executed in conformance with these plans; then the question can be referred to the Secretary of State for determination.

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