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Building control archive 2019-2020


Archive has 68 results

  • Canterbury City Council (19 012 724)

    Statement Not upheld Building control 20-Mar-2020

    Summary: Mrs X complained the Council's building control officer gave her incorrect advice, which led to her builder carrying out unauthorised works on a drain owned by the local statutory water undertaker. We ended our investigation because we are unlikely to find fault or recommend a meaningful remedy for Mrs X.

  • Bassetlaw District Council (19 018 104)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Building control 05-Mar-2020

    Summary: Mr X complains about the Council's Building Inspection cost. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because there is no evidence of fault by the Council.

  • Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council (19 016 246)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Building control 25-Feb-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr Q's building control complaint. This is because we cannot achieve the outcome he wants.

  • North Devon District Council (19 011 067)

    Statement Not upheld Building control 24-Feb-2020

    Summary: There was no fault by the Council in a complaint alleging it failed to protect the public from an unsafe building and failed to prosecute the building's owner because he did not make the building safe after a fire.

  • Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council (19 015 928)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Building control 17-Feb-2020

    Summary: Mr X complains that the Council's advice about a wall of a church is inconsistent with other expert advice received. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because there is no significant personal injustice caused by the alleged fault by the Council.

  • Copeland Borough Council (19 011 554)

    Statement Not upheld Building control 11-Feb-2020

    Summary: Mr C complains the Council has not properly exercised its building control functions. The Ombudsman has not investigated Mr C's complaint further, because it is unlikely that he would find fault and Mr C has not suffered significant personal injustice.

  • Cheltenham Borough Council (19 006 795)

    Statement Not upheld Building control 11-Feb-2020

    Summary: Ms C complains the Council wrongly issued a Building Regulation completion certificate. Ms C says the developer failed to install thermal insulation and damp-proofing or adequate noise insulation which means the property has issues of damp and is difficult to keep warm which exacerbates those issues which will be costly to remedy. The Ombudsman has found no fault by the Council.

  • St Albans City Council (19 014 728)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Building control 11-Feb-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr Q's complaint about roof repairs the Council did at business premises he leases from the Council. This is because the complaint is late, and because Mr Q may go to court.

  • Dacorum Borough Council (19 017 707)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Building control 11-Feb-2020

    Summary: Mrs X complains about the Council's failure to control a neighbour's development which has caused her harm. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because there is no evidence of fault by the Council and there is a private remedy.

  • Royal Borough of Greenwich (19 015 377)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Building control 10-Feb-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint that the Council wrongly issued a completion certificate for substandard work carried out on a property he has since purchased. This is because we cannot achieve any worthwhile outcome for Mr X.