Consultations

Find and take part in consultations run by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.

Public participation is important to the development of our policies so please have your say.

Open consultations

  • Consultation on a technical adjustment to the Business Rates Retention System in response to the 2023 Revaluation and Central List Transfers

    The Business Rates Retention (BRR) system distributes tax income between councils, and between councils and central government, according to need and established shares. Separately, the next Business Rates Revaluation is due to take effect from 1 April 2023, changing business rates... More

    Closes 30 September 2022

  • HSE Consultation: The Building Safety (Fees and Charges) Regulations 202[3] and charging scheme

    Building Safety Regulator’s proposals for the Building Safety (Fees and Charges) Regulations This consultation sets out the Building Safety Regulator’s proposals for the Building Safety (fees and charges) regulations and an underpinning charging scheme. The consultation... More

    Closes 7 October 2022

  • Consultation on the Future of the IFRS 9 Statutory Override

    The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (the Department) has policy responsibility for local authority accounting. In practice, under the Local Authorities (Capital Finance and Accounting) (England) Regulations 2003 (the Regulations) authorities must comply with the accounting... More

    Closes 7 October 2022

  • Building Assessment Certificate

    This area of the consultation details implementing the new regime for occupied higher-risk buildings in relation to the building assessment certificate. A building assessment certificate will only be issued by the Building Safety Regulator if it is satisfied that, at the time it carries... More

    Closes 12 October 2022

  • Enforcement

    This area of the consultation on implementing the new regime for occupied higher-risk buildings relates to the enforcement of the regime. The Government intends to bring forward regulations related to enforcement during the occupation of a higher-risk building. This will deal with: ... More

    Closes 12 October 2022

  • Mandatory Occurrence Reporting - in occupation

    As part of the new regulatory regime, we are introducing a mandatory occurrence reporting requirement which will require specific people responsible for the safety of higher-risk buildings to capture and report certain fire and structural safety issues called ‘safety occurrences’ to... More

    Closes 12 October 2022

  • Key building information

    This area of the consultation on implementing the new regime for occupied higher-risk buildings and relates to the key building information. The Government understands the importance of data and data analysis and how this can support better building safety. Data analysis... More

    Closes 12 October 2022

  • Accountable Persons

    This area of the consultation on implementing the new regime for occupied higher-risk buildings relates to the accountable person(s) and the principal accountable person. As part of the Building Safety Act 2022 (the Act), we have defined the dutyholder in occupation as the accountable... More

    Closes 12 October 2022

  • Principles for managing building safety risks and the safety case report

    This area of the consultation on implementing the new regime for occupied higher-risk buildings relates to the safety case report and the safety case approach. As part of the new regulatory requirements, we are introducing a safety case regime to oversee the management of building... More

    Closes 12 October 2022

Closed consultations