Access statements and building control approval
Building Control Access Statements provide a detailed explanation of decisions affecting Inclusive Design. The Statement provides reassurance that Approved Document M Regulations are met while justifying any necessary departure from requirements.
At present the arrangements for emergency escape are not part of Approved Document M, nevertheless DBA advises on and works closely with fire engineers to develop practical and innovative solutions to means of escape issues that arise.
The Building Control Report links directly with the Planning Design and Access Statement as an ongoing working document and provides an audit trail of decision making.