Rules for Electrical Safety in the Home
Part P of the Building Regulations applies to fixed mains and extra low voltage electrical installations including:
- Mains wiring and equipment
- Extra low voltage lighting
- Central heating electrics
- Electronic systems such as intruder and fire alarm systems.
Part P applies to electrical installations in dwelling houses and flats (but not rooms for residential purposes) and to extensions to electrical installations in the following which are exempt from Schedule Two of the Building Regulations but not the requirements of Part P:-
Competent Person Scheme
If you intend to use a Competent Person Scheme for electrical works you do not need to make a Building Regulation application to us.