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Beaches ( 11.15.6 )
Commercial Leases ( 11.8.4 )
Conservation Groups ( 11.15.4 )
Conservation of Wildlife ( 11.8.52.L5 )
Control of High Hedges (including Cupressus Leylandii) ( 11.8.52.L8 )
Department for Infrastructure (formally Transport and Technical Services) ( 11.15.1.L7 )
Destitution ( 11.1.1.L1 )
Disabled persons - Housing adaptions for people with disabilities (11.8.22)
Environmental Protection (11.15.2 )
Estate Agents, rules ( 11.1.35 )
First Time Buyers/ Jersey Homebuy Scheme ( 11.1.33.L2 )
Hostels ( 11.1.1.L2 )
Housing repairs ( 11.8.18 )
Housing Trusts and Associations ( 11.1.20.L1 )
Jersey Chartered Surveyors ( 11.1.38 )
Jersey Cottage Homes - ( 11.1.62. )
Leases – General Information / Notice / Evictions ( 11.8.1.L1 )
Lodgers and Lodging Houses ( 11.8.10 )
Lodging House Association ( 11.1.8.L7 )
Lodging House Information ( 11.8.10.L3 )
Mortgages ( 11.1.30.L8 )
Parks and public areas ( 11.15.9 )
Pest Control - Moles, wasps, rats, mice and bird species ( 11.8.52.L4 )
Planning and Building Services ( 11.15.1.L2 )
Private sector accommodation via agencies ( 11.1.8.L2 )
Problems with trees and hedges ( 11.8.52.L3 )
Property - Moving Checklist (11.1.30.L9)
Refuse collection / Glass disposal / General information ( 11.15.8 )
Registered Lodging Houses List ( 11.1.8.L3 )
Rental Deposit - Getting a deposit back - Tenancies & Lodgers NOT protected under the Deposit Protection Scheme (Mydeposit Jersey) (11.8.1.L4)
Rental Deposit - Getting a deposit back - Tenancies protected under the deposit protection scheme introduced on the 2nd November 2015 ( 11.8.1.L3 )
Restraint on assets ( 11.12.12.L8 )
Social Housing Accommodation ( 11.1.17. )
Social Housing Rents - ( 11.1.17.L1 )
States Loans ( 11.1.33 )
Tenants Associations ( 11.8.1.L5 )
Tenants problems / Access by landlords ( 11.8.1.L2 )
The Affordable Housing Gateway (11.8.1.L8)
Tied accommodation ( 11.5.14 )
Use of water - Customary Law ( 11.8.52.L1 )
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LOCAL INFORMATION

11.15.1.L2
Planning and Building Services

Extent: Jersey
Updated 12 February 2016
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Words you may need to know

Enforce/ ment - make people obey

Environment - the natural world

Energy efficiency - the good use of energy (electricity, oil, gas,) without waste

Requirements - needs

Planning and Building Services

Planning and Building Services enforce the main laws about the development and use of land in the island and the creation of buildings. There is comprehensive information on all the services provided here:

Builders and developers need to get Building Permission - this is a range of checks to make sure that the building bye - laws have been met.

www.gov.je/PlanningBuilding/Pages/default.aspx

Planning Applications:

For more information and advice on making planning applications see :

www.gov.je/PlanningBuilding/MakingApplication/Planning/Pages/Process.aspx

Building Applications

See : www.gov.je/PlanningBuilding/MakingApplication/Building /Pages/Process.aspx

Building Bye - Laws

Building bye - laws set standards for building work. Their purpose is to protect building users by making sure that all buildings are safe and healthy places in which to live and work. The building bye - laws also aim to protect the environment through setting requirements to ensure energy efficiency in building. They are also concerned with making access to buildings easier for disabled people.

Also see Building Bye - Laws (Jersey) 2007 on the Jersey Legal Information Board website :

www.jerseylaw.je

Appeals

See :

www.gov.je/PLANNINGBUILDING/APPEALSCOMPLAINTS/Pages/index.aspx

Enforcement

See :

www.gov.je/PlanningBuilding/AppealsComplaints/ Pages/UnauthorisedWorkComplaint.aspx