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The Building Regulations 2010

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Regulations 12(6)(a) and 20(1)

SCHEDULE 3Self-certification Schemes and Exemptions from Requirement to Give Building Notice or Deposit Full Plans

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Memorandum

Column 1

Type of Work

Column 2

Person carrying out work

1.  Installation of a heat-producing gas appliance.

A person, or an employee of a person, who is a member of a class of persons approved in accordance with regulation 3 of the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998(1).

2.  Installation of heating or hot water system connected to a heat-producing gas appliance, or associated controls.

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited(2), Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (Certification) Limited(3), Benchmark Certification Limited(4), Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited(5), Capita Gas Registration and Ancillary Services Limited(6), ECA Certification Limited(7), HETAS Limited(8), NAPIT Registration Limited(9), Oil Firing Technical Association Limited(10) or Stroma Certification Limited(11) in respect of that type of work.

3.  Installation of—

(a)an oil-fired combustion appliance; or

(b)oil storage tanks and the pipes connecting them to combustion appliances.

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited, Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (Certification) Limited, Benchmark Certification Limited, Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited, ECA Certification Limited, HETAS Limited, NAPIT Registration Limited or Oil Firing Technical Association Limited in respect of that type of work.

4.  Installation of a solid fuel burning combustion appliance.

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited, Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (Certification) Limited, Benchmark Certification Limited, Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited, ECA Certification Limited, HETAS Limited or NAPIT Registration Limited in respect of that type of work.

5.  Installation of a heating or hot water system connected to an oil-fired combustion appliance or its associated controls.

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited, Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (Certification) Limited, Benchmark Certification Limited, Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited, ECA Certification Limited, HETAS Limited, NAPIT Registration Limited, Oil Firing Technical Association Limited or Stroma Certification Limited in respect of that type of work.

6.  Installation of a heating or hot water system connected to a solid fuel burning combustion appliance or its associated controls.

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited, Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (Certification) Limited, Benchmark Certification Limited, Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited, ECA Certification Limited, HETAS Limited, NAPIT Registration Limited, Oil Firing Technical Association Limited or Stroma Certification Limited in respect of that type of work.

7.  Installation of a heating or hot water system connected to an electric heat source or its associated controls.

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited, Benchmark Certification Limited, Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited, ECA Certification Limited, HETAS Limited, NAPIT Registration Limited, Oil Firing Technical Association Limited or Stroma Certification Limited in respect of that type of work.

8.  Installation of a mechanical ventilation or air conditioning system or associated controls, which does not involve work on a system shared with parts of the building occupied separately, in a building other than a dwelling.

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited, Benchmark Certification Limited or Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited in respect of that type of work.

9.  Installation of an air conditioning or ventilation system in a dwelling, which does not involve work on systems shared with other dwellings.

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited, Benchmark Certification Limited, Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited or NAPIT Registration Limited in respect of that type of work.

10.  Installation of a lighting system or electric heating system, or associated electrical controls.

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited, Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited, ECA Certification Limited, NAPIT Registration Limited or Stroma Certification Limited in respect of that type of work.

11.  Installation of fixed low or extra-low voltage electrical installations.

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited, Benchmark Certification Limited, British Standards Institution(12), Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited, ECA Certification Limited or NAPIT Registration Limited in respect of that type of work.

12.  Installation of fixed low or extra-low voltage electrical installations as a necessary adjunct to or arising out of other work being carried out by the registered person.

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited, Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (Certification) Limited, Benchmark Certification Limited, Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited, ECA Certification Limited, NAPIT Registration Limited or Oil Firing Technical Association Limited in respect of that type of electrical work.

13.  Installation, as a replacement, of a window, rooflight, roof window or door in an existing dwelling.

A person registered under the Fenestration Self-Assessment Scheme by Fensa Ltd(13), or a person registered by BM Trada Certification Limited(14), the British Standards Institution, CERTASS Limited(15) or Network VEKA Limited(16) in respect of that type of work.

14.  Installation of a sanitary convenience, sink, washbasin, bidet, fixed bath, shower or bathroom in a dwelling, which does not involve work on shared or underground drainage.

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited, Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (Certification) Limited, Benchmark Certification Limited, Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited or NAPIT Registration Limited in respect of that type of work.

15.  Installation of a wholesome cold water supply or a softened wholesome cold water supply.

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited, Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (Certification) Limited, Benchmark Certification Limited, Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited or NAPIT Registration Limited in respect of that type of work.

16.  Installation of a supply of non-wholesome water to a sanitary convenience fitted with a flushing device which does not involve work on shared or underground drainage.

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited, Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (Certification) Limited, Benchmark Certification Limited, Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited or NAPIT Registration Limited in respect of that type of work.

17.  Installation in a building of a system to produce electricity, heat or cooling—

(a)by microgeneration, or

(b)from renewable sources (as defined in European Parliament and Council Directive 2009/28/EC of 23 April 2009 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources(17)).

A person registered by Ascertiva Group Limited, Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors (Certification) Limited, Benchmark Certification Limited, British Standards Institution, Building Engineering Services Competence Accreditation Limited, ECA Certification Limited, HETAS Limited, NAPIT Registration Limited, Oil Firing Technical Association Limited or Stroma Certification Limited in respect of that type of work.

18.  Insertion of insulating material into the cavity walls of an existing building.

A person registered under the Cavity Wall Insulation Self Certification Scheme by Cavity Insulation Guarantee Agency Limited(18) in respect of that type of work.

19.  Installation, as a replacement, of the covering of a pitched or flat roof and work carried out by the registered person as a necessary adjunct to that installation. This paragraph does not apply to the installation of solar panels.

A person registered by National Federation of Roofing Contractors Limited(19) in respect of that type of work.

20.  Any building work which is necessary to ensure that any appliance, service or fitting which is installed and which is described in the preceding entries in column 1 above, complies with the applicable requirements contained in Schedule 1. This paragraph does not apply to the provision of a masonry chimney.

The person who installs the appliance, service or fitting to which the building work relates and who is described in the corresponding entry in column 2 above.

(2)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts (defined in section 2 of the Companies Act 2006, c.46) with the registration number 02513162.

(3)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 02876277.

(4)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 07144771.

(5)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 03712932.

(6)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 05078781.

(7)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 06418028.

(8)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 02117828.

(9)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 05190452.

(10)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 02739706.

(11)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 06429016.

(12)

Incorporated by Royal Charter.

(13)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 03058561.

(14)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 02110046.

(15)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 04350234.

(16)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 04029350.

(17)

OJ No. L 140, 5.6.2009, p. 16.

(18)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 03044131.

(19)

A company formed and registered under the Companies Acts with the registration number 02591364.

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