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Building control

Building control ensures that new buildings, conversions, renovations and extensions are going to be safe, healthy and high-performing.

Changes to the Building Regulations

Guidance on the introduction of new Building Regulations with effect from 1st October 2023

Check if you need building regulations approval

Find out if you need approval before you construct or change buildings.

Submit a building regulation application

Make a full plans application, submit your building notice or make a regularisation or reversion application.

Request a quote or pay application fees

How to request a quote and pay your application fees.

Book a site inspection

We are required to carry out inspections at particular stages throughout your building work.

Report a breach of building regulations

Make a complaint about works done without building regulations approval.

Report a dangerous structure

How to report dangerous structures including buildings, parts of buildings, walls or other structures.

Submit your demolition notice

If you plan to demolish a building or part of a building, you must give us at least six weeks' notice.

Guidance and Approved Documents

Links to The Building Regulations, Approved Documents, and LABC guides.

Our services

Find out how we can help and read testimonials from our clients.

Contact the building control team

Who we are and how to get in touch with us.


Register to attend seminars designed for those in the local building industry.

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