Church Buildings and DAC

Covid-19 FAQs:

For legal office guidance on caring for churches during Covd-19:

In this section you will find resources and materials relating to the care and maintenance of Church Buildings, applying for faculties and meetings of the Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC). You can also download the latest copies of the DAC Agenda.

DAC Secretary

Richard Streatfield,, 01962 737308

Church Buildings Officer

Sarah Feltham,, 01962 737306

The DAC Department is always willing to offer support and guidance on any queries or concerns you may have and provide an insight into the process and requirements of applying for permissions.

This advice can be by email, phone or face to face. If you would like to meet in person the DAC runs Drop In sessions at Old Alresford Place please click here for further details. 

An advice note on faculty permission applications for parishes and applicants can be found here.

A flow chart providing further information on list B permissions can be found here.

ASH DIEBACK: an Action Plan Toolkit

First published February 2019

Online Faculty System

Please see below for a mandatory form to be completed and attached to every faculty application made through the Online Faculty System.

Inspecting Architect Consultation Document

The DAC Committee

2019 Dates