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Transitional Arrangements for Approved Documents F, L, O and S April 2022

26 April 2022

On the 15 June 2022 an update to the Building Regulations will come into force supported by Approved Document F (Ventilation), volumes 1 and 2; Approved Document L (Conservation of Fuel and Power) volumes 1 and 2; Approved Document O (Overheating) and Approved Document S (Infrastructure for charging electric vehicles).

We have developed a set of FAQs explaining the Government's transitional provisions and highlighting how in some cases these differ from previous regulatory changes.

Important note: To ensure that the Initial Notice is served in time, we will need all relevant information to be provided to us by no later than 31 May 2022.   We cannot guarantee that Initial Notices will be served by the required date of 15 June 2022 if information is received after 31 May 2022.