General provisions for interpretation: classifies buildings into seven categories, provides definitions and importance levels for fire.
General provisions apply when interpreting the Building Regulations.
In this section
A1 Classified uses
Housing, communal residential, communal non-residential, commercial, industrial, outbuildings and ancillary buildings.
The Building Regulations provides a list of defined words for interpretation.
A3 Building importance levels
Sets levels to describe risk and structure factors for the purposes of clauses C1 – C6 Protection from fire.