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Do you need building regulations to re-tile a pitched roof?
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Question: Does Re-tiling a pitched roof like for like require buildings regulations?

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Answer(s):

Kris, K.A.Hodgson Roofing Services 

No it shouldn’t be a problem unless you are changing the pitch to roof.

Fitor, Ashcombe Roofing Services 

If you are not changing the pitch off the roof then there is no need for building regulation.

Matthew, Always Roofing & Property Solutions

No only altering the roof pitch requires building regulations not a straight forward re tile.

Daniel, D P Roofing Services

No it would not require building regulations.

Abraham, AJC Roofing

If you were to change original structure or pitch to another degree then yes but if it is just a new roof you don’t need to.

Alan, RLS Roof & Leadwork Specialist

If you were to have any part or all of your property re-roofed then building control will need to be informed.
I know many roofing company’s avoid this as it does add a little more cost to the roof renovation, however we would always recommend consulting with them as they will insure the work is done to a high standard and the correct material is used, if you decide not to inform building control and go ahead with works you could have problems when the time comes to selling the house.

Stuart, Watertight Roofing Leeds

A complete new roof requires local council to be notified as you are doing more than 25% of your roof. And in addition to this you will be required to install the correct insulation to bring it up to new regulations. A quick email to your local authority will provide you with the information you need then you can check that whoever you decide to with for your new roofs knows what they are talking about. Good luck.

David, DJ Scriven Roofing

Yes you do if you’re having a new roof.
if and when you sell up the new buyers will want to see a certificate proving your roof has been done the right way.
the roofer doesn’t need to sort this but if I’m honest they should. Times have changed and to many people doing things wrong. It will set you back around £260 but well worth it in my book.

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