This guide provides a quick reference
to whether certain common items of electrical installation work
in a dwelling or associated garden, conservatory or outbuilding
in England and Wales need to be notified to a building control body.
A company registered with a Part
P self-certification scheme, such as the NICEIC Domestic Installer
scheme, is not required to notify a building control body prior
to carrying out 'notifiable work'. However, such a registered company
would need to notify the self-certification scheme operator on completion
of the notifiable work.
EXAMPLES OF NOTIFIABLE WORK
Anywhere in a dwelling or its
a complete new installation or rewire
changing a consumer unit
installing a new final circuit (eg for lighting, heating, socket-outlets,
a shower or a cooker)
Electrical work within a "special
Any addition or alteration to an existing circuit.
Electrical work within a room
containing a swimming pool sauna heater: