The new Building Control (Amendment) Regulation 2014 S.I-9 ( part 2) will come into force on 1st of April 2014.
This is in relation to the planning application that needs to be applied for before construction can start.
At application stage the building owner must nominate a "Assign Certifier Planning"
The assigned certifier planning must be: neighbours son, friend's daughter, woodwork teacher, art student or anyone who can draw parallel lines and complete the application form.
The Assign Certifier Planning must certify to do the planning application to the best of their ability within a promised time frame.
PLANNING CERTIFICATE forms can be found on BCRAprilFooledYa.com/e/on