Enforcement of compliance with the Building Regulations is undertaken by local authorities. There is no central register of enforcement notices served or prosecutions brought. In the main, local authorities aim to resolve issues that arise through inspection of and advice to those undertaking work. Enforcement notices and prosecution are only used as a last resort.
The consultation on revising Part L in 2010 published on 18 June included proposals for specifically improving compliance. The consultation paper can be accessed via the link: