Building control


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council (17 011 598)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Building control 13-Nov-2017

    Summary: Mr X complained about the Council's failure to identify and inform him of defects in the building work carried out at his home. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint. There is insufficient evidence of fault on the Council's part which has caused injustice to Mr X.

  • Thanet District Council (17 004 486)

    Statement Not upheld Building control 30-Oct-2017

    Summary: To stop the investigation as no worthwhile outcome is achievable for Mr X's complaint about the Council's actions as a building control authority.

  • Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council (17 006 950)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Building control 30-Oct-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the Council's refusal to pay for repairs to Ms X's roof. It is unlikely further investigation will lead to a different outcome and we cannot achieve the outcome she wants.

  • Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council (17 008 294)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Building control 13-Oct-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about a completion certificate issued by the Council under the building regulations. He could not achieve any worthwhile outcome by carrying out such an investigation.

  • East Devon District Council (17 002 592)

    Statement Not upheld Building control 30-Sep-2017

    Summary: Mr X complained the Council failed to take enforcement action to protect him from his neighbour's boiler flue. There was no fault in the way the Council made its decision.

  • Wokingham Borough Council (17 008 223)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Building control 28-Sep-2017

    Summary: we will not investigate this complaint that Building Control Officers failed to point out defects in the work they inspected on Mr A's house extension. It is unlikely we could achieve the outcome Mr A wants and he may go to court if he thinks officers have been negligent.

  • Lichfield District Council (17 007 934)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Building control 21-Sep-2017

    Summary: Mr X complained about the Council's failure to take enforcement action against his neighbour who carried out a breach of building regulations. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint. There is insufficient evidence of fault on the Council's part which has caused injustice to Mr X.

  • Royal Borough of Greenwich (17 006 361)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Building control 15-Sep-2017

    Summary: Mr X complains that the Council has unreasonably threatened him with a removal notice for advertising signs on his business premises. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because we have not seen any evidence of fault in the Council's action and it is unlikely we will find fault.

  • South Derbyshire District Council (17 006 872)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Building control 08-Sep-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint about the failure of the Council to deal with his concerns about his neighbour faulty pipe work promptly. We have seen no evidence of fault in the Council's actions.

  • London Borough of Bexley (17 006 638)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Building control 06-Sep-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint about the way the Council has dealt with the constructions of his neighbour's extension. This is because the complaint is a civil matter between Mr X and his neighbour. Also if Mr X is not satisfied with the Council's responses to his requests for information he can complain to the Information Commissioner.

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