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We can provide replacement documents relating to building warrants.

To get copies of building warrant documents, you must submit an pdf icon application for a copy document [210kb] to obtain the information held in Part 2 of the building standards register.

This information can only be viewed by an "interested party". This is defined as "the current (or prospective) owner, occupier or tenant"

On payment of the fee and subject to any copyright restrictions, copies of documents contained in Part 2 of the building standards register may be obtained.

Fees for copy documents are:

Building Warrant Applications pre 1986:

  • Building warrant reference supplied along with application £75*
  • Building warrant reference NOT supplied along with application £100*

Building Warrant Applications 1986 onwards:

  • Building warrant reference supplied along with application £31*
  • Building warrant reference NOT supplied along with application £52*

 It is also possible to obtain fast track** copy documents for Building Warrant Applications  from 1986 onwards. Fees for these applications are:

  • Building warrant reference supplied along with application £75*
  • Building warrant reference NOT supplied along with application £100*

 *  A further fee may be required dependant on the quantity of documentation / plans required.

 ** Fast track applications provided within 5 working days of receipt of the request.

For your information;

Part 1 of the register should contain:

  • details of any certificates from approved certifiers of design or construction submitted with warrants and completion certificates,
  • any conditions relating to grants of warrants,
  • any enforcement notices when issued, altered or withdrawn and
  • any continuing requirements imposed by warrant.

Part 2 of the register should contain:

  • copies of warrants and completion certificates, including certificates from approved certifiers of design and construction
  • the principle drawings and specifications
  • and other documents submitted by verifiers for registration in connection with particular projects
  • any copies of energy performance certificates and any statement of sustainability (new buildings only)