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Public protection service is a 24 hour service, 365 days a year.
- Office hours: 0117 922 3000.
- Out of office hours emergency number: 0117 922 2050.
Under the Building Act 1984, we are responsible for dealing with any report of a building or other structure, in a potentially dangerous condition. We will carry out a survey to find out whether there is a danger to people in the area.
Once a report is received, a surveyor will visit the site to assess the danger and any risks. If needed, under Section 78 of the Act, immediate action can be taken to remove the danger, for example, the structure can be demolished or fenced off if required.
If the structure is found to be in poor condition but is not immediately dangerous, we can advise the owner, or serve notice under Section 77, by applying to the Magistrate's Court to have the owner undertake repairs within a reasonable time.
Building Regulations and Standards Brunel House, 2nd floor, Brunel Wing Bristol City Council, PO Box 3176 Bristol, BS3 9FS Opening Hours
We operate 'appointment only' visits to this office. Please telephone 0117 922 3000 to book an appointment.
If you have queries about a specific application, please telephone before 10.30am.
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