My local Authority have sent me a notification form with the following
text, which I have to confess has me totally baffled.
Notifiable Electrical Installations.
The design, installation, inspection and testing of the electrical
installation must be carried out in accordance with BS7671:2001.
Before the Council can issue a Completion Certificate the applicant
must provide either:
1. Where the installer is registered with Part P competent person self-
certification scheme, a Building Regulations compliance certificate,
within 30 days of the work being completed, or
2. Where the installer is not registered with a Part P competent
person self-certification scheme but qualified to complete BS7671
installation certificates, a Building Regulation application and an
appropriate BS7671 installation certificate, or
3. Where the installer is not qualified to complete BS7671
installation certificates, a Building Regulation application.
The only charges shown on the "Building Application form" are:
Electrical Installations not covered by Competent Persons Scheme =
So, first of all who can complete a BS7671 installation certificate ?
Second, if I read it correctly the Council has less work to do if
option 2 applies as opposed to Option 3 but they charge the same