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Chimney repair does not need Building Regulations approval.

Removal or demolition of a chimney down to the building line of the roof does NOT need Building Regulations provided that no more than 20% of the roof is being replaced.

If the removal of the chimney requires works below the roof line, and/or more than 20% of the roof is being replaced, a Building Regulations application IS required.

Flues - Building Regulations approval is required.