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Approved Document M: Access to and use of buildings, volume 1: Dwellings (2015 edition incorporating 2016 amendments)
- Aug 2016
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About this publication
Building regulations for access to and use of buildings in dwellings and buildings other than dwellings and provides a baseline for accessibility in the built environment.
The 2015 edition with 2016 amendments of ‘Approved Document M: access to and use of buildings Volume 1: dwellings’ only covers dwellings and contains updated guidance. In particular, it introduces 3 categories of dwellings:
· category 1: visitable dwellings
· category 2: accessible and adaptable dwellings
· category 3: wheelchair user dwellings
· categories 2 and 3 apply only where required by planning permission.
The 2015 edition with 2016 amendments took effect on 1 March 2016 for use in England.
Correction to previous edition
A correction document which lists the 2016 changes made to the previous edition of ‘Approved Document M: access to and use of buildings Volume 1: dwellings’ 2015 edition has also been published.