Contact the Building Control team

Phone: 01273 292 050
Address: Building Control, Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 3BQ

Book a site inspection

Find out how to book an inspection.

When you can expect to hear from us

After you submit your application, we'll contact you to discuss paying your fees.

After you have paid and your application has been validated, we'll send you an acknowledgement letter and let you know who to contact if you've any enquiries.

Technical enquiries

For more detailed or technical advice on carrying out building works, please email Our building control surveyors aim to respond within 5 working days.

Contact your dedicated building control officer

If you have an application in progress, you can contact your building control officer, as listed below. 

James Berney 01273 292 074
Nigel Campbell 01273 292 729
Sally Card 01273 292 353
Aaron Curtis 01273 291 046
Jon Gates 01273 292 038
Tony Gates 01273 292 034
Mary Imbery 01273 292043
Khaleq Karami 01273 293491
Mike Sansom 01273 292188
John Trimm 01273 292032


What to do if you've concerns or want to make a complaint

If you have any concerns or questions about how the service is managed, please contact our Head of Building Control at

If you wish to make a complaint about our service, please use the council’s online complaint form.