Apply for building regulations

Building Control Applications can be made online using the following links

Small domestic works (e.g. home extension)

Building Notice online application form

Larger householder projects and commercial works

Full Plans online application form

Retrospective works

Regularisation online application form

Advance notice of demolition works

Demolition Notice online form

Application forms can also be downloaded and can be found at the bottom of the page. When completed they should be returned by email to


Applications by phone

Ideal for smaller projects using the Building Notice route.

Reasons why you should make a Building Regulation application by phone:

  • Saves you time filling in an application form
  • Direct contact and advice from Building Control
  • You will be supplied with an instant reference number
  • Making a phone application and will take approximately 15 minutes and the following information will be required:
  • Full names and addresses of the applicant and any agents
  • Full address of the works to be carried out
  • Details of the work being carried out
  • Credit card/debit card to make the payment

Full Plans applications can also be applied for over the phone, and additional detailed drawings would be required for vetting checking purposes and would may be submitted separately.

Please note if a sewer is within three metres of the vicinity of any proposed foundation a full plans application would be required. 

01427 676672

Apply online using the Planning Portal

Registration is easy and you can complete your application form, buy site location plans and upload supporting documents. To apply, click the link below.

Building Control - Planning Portal   


For schemes 3 years or more there is a new charge, this is for the re-activation/inspection of a dormant Building Regulations application where a Completion Certificate has not been issued or there has been no significant progress with the work in the previous 3 years.