You may not start demolition until:
You must also give notice to:
You must not demolish a listed building, or any part of it. Nor must you demolish any buildings in a conservation area unless you have planning permission for the demolition. The Planning Department requires 28 days notification of the demolition of any house not in a conservation area.
Please make sure that you take all necessary precautions given in Section 80 of the Building Act 1984:
If it is necessary to have bonfires on site, then you should comply with the Clean Air Acts and not create a nuisance. It would be better not to have bonfires and to take all waste away from the site instead.
Before you demolish a building, it is vital that you consider whether bats are likely to living there, because all British bat species are protected by law. Buildings, bats and the law
Please bear in mind the relevant Health and Safety Legislation, in particular the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007, The Construction (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1996 and the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. These matters are dealt with by:
Health and Safety Executive
The Pearson Building
55 Upper Parliament Street
Tel: 0115 9712801 who you can contact for further advice.
If you have any concerns about pollution caused by demolition of a building, contact the Environmental Health department on 01283 595795 or firstname.lastname@example.org
South Derbyshire District Council
Building Control Services
Tel: 01283 228757 Select option 3
Fax: 01283 595850
Online: contact form
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