(1) The owner of a parcel of land may, in writing, apply to the certifier for a building approval for building work to be carried out on the land.
Note At common law, an agent may make an application on the owner's behalf.
(2) The application must—
(a) be accompanied by the number of copies of the plans relating to the proposed work prescribed under the regulations; and
(b) be accompanied by a waste management plan if the building work involves—
(i) the demolition of a building; or
(ii) the alteration of a building other than a class 1, class 2 or class 10a building.
Note If a form is approved under s 151 for an application, the form must be used.
(3) The regulations may require the application to contain other details or be accompanied by other material.