What building regulations are and your responsibilities on a building project.
What you need to consider when starting building projects.
Guidance and advice before you apply for building regulations.
Building notices are quick and are for smaller, internal changes to your home. Full Plans applications are for more complicated building work. Find out which you'll need.
Where to apply, what you need to include, and the process after we've received your application.
Check how much your application will cost, and when and how to pay.
Ask one of our building control surveyors to visit on site, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can search the Building Control Register to see if an application after January 2000 was approved and/or completed. For applications before the year 2000 call 01273 292 050.
How to get copies of documents or request a history search of a property, and how much it costs.
What to do if you’re concerned that a building or structure is dangerous and what to consider when making it safe.
When you need to submit a demolition notice to us, how to do it and what happens next.
Apply for a safety certificate, get advice on creating a safe sports ground, and find out which grounds have certificates.
You must apply for building regulations approval before you start work on replacing or removing a fire escape.
Get in touch with general queries, tell us your work is starting, or contact your surveyor about your application.
What you can expect from the Building Control team and how we can help you with your building work.