Building control applications For most building work, you will need to complete a building control application. Building regulations Building regulations are minimum standards for design, construction and alterations to virtually every building. Breach of building regulations You must have building control approval before you build. If you do not have building control approval, you are in breach of building regulations. Dangerous structures Report any structure you think is a danger to the public. Demolitions If you intend to knock down a building you must submit a demolish notice.