The Building Safety (Regulator’s Charges) Regulations 2023

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

Commencement: 1st October 2023

Amends: Building Safety Act 2022 (c. 30)

Mini Summary

The Building Safety Act 2022 predominantly applies to England and Wales. It introduces changes to building regulation in England, including for higher-risk buildings. In Scotland and Northern Ireland its application is largely limited to liability for damages in relation to construction and cladding products. The Act also establishes the Building Safety Regulator (BSR) as part of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).


Various duties apply.



From 1st October 2023, the Building Safety Regulator (BSR) may recover the costs of action taken under the Building Act 1984  and the Building Safety Act 2022 (the Acts). This includes the costs of:

  • applications and registrations of higher-risk buildings;
  • inspections; and
  • reviews and appeals.


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