Gloucestershire Building Control Partnership

Party Wall Act

The Party Wall Act 1996 (‘the Act') came into force on the 1st July 1997 throughout England and Wales. If you intend to carry out work which involves one of the following categories:


The Act is separate from Planning and Building Regulations (not administered by Local Authorities); so you must remember that reaching agreement with your neighbour under the Act does not remove the possible need for planning permission or building regulations approval.


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