Do I Need A Building Warrant or Building Control for a Wind Turbine

Guidance specific to Scotland only.

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Do I need building warrant for my wind turbine?

A building warrant is NOT required for a wind turbine.

Find out what works don’t require a building warrants on Do I Need Permissions Works not requiring building warrant page.

Guidance specific to England only.

Do I need building control for a wind turbine?

Building control approval is required for a wind turbine that is attached to your home.

It is an offence to carry out works without the correct permits or notices in places. In extreme cases you may be asked to removed or the local authority may remove any alteration that does not comply with building regulations.

To find an Approved Inspector, Architect or Architectural Technician visit Do I Need Permissions Who Can Help pages.

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How Do I get building control approval?

There are two methods of getting building control approval.

  • Local authority building control service. (provided by your local authority)
  • Approved inspector for building control. (a private company that is approved to certify works)

To find an Approved Inspector, Architect or Architectural Technician visit Do I Need Permissions Who Can Help pages.

How building control approval works

The approval process depends on whether you choose the Building Control services (local Authority) or an Approved Inspector.

To find out more visit Do I Need Permission building control approval types page.

What building regulations apply to wind turbine?

Building Regulations (England)The building regulations is a complex document Do I Need Permission recommends you always consult with a specialist to confirm exactly what building regulations apply to your project and how to achieve these.

To find out what building regulations will apply to your wind turbine you can download a copy of the building regulations here.

Further information on Wind Turbines

Do I Need Planning Permission For A Wind Turbine

 

Do I Need Permission Wind Turbines Hints and Tips

 

Do I Need Planning Permission Scotland | Who Can Help

 

Do I Need Planning Permission Scotland | Project Cost Estimator