Change of use

Where a material change of use occurs a Building Regulations application should be made. These are where:

  • the building is used as a dwelling, hotel, boarding house, institution or public building where previously it was not
  • the building contains a flat where previously it did not
  • the building was previously exempt and will not be after the change
  • a building containing at least one dwelling is converted to provide a greater or lesser number of dwellings than it did previously (the term dwelling includes a flat)
Page last updated: 02 April 2019
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