Application forms and building regulation charges

2. Full plans and building notice applications

Full plans application form

Full Plans Building Regulations Application

PDF, 731 KB

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  • you must submit 2 sets of plans which must be to scale and provide sufficient information about your proposals to show that they meet the building regulations
  • you can start work on plans that are deposited under this procedure using the 48 hour notice period. However, you're recommended to wait for the decision on your plans
  • once works start on site they're subject to inspection by the Building Control Officer at various stages during the build
  • under the full plans procedure a plan fee is payable when plans are deposited and the inspection fee is due after the first inspection
  • the full plans procedure applies to all forms of non-exempt work

Building notice application form

Building Notice Application

PDF, 838 KB

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  • only suitable for minor domestic works. It is not to be used for buildings to which the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 applies
  • after giving 48 hours’ notice of the works to be carried out, you then proceed to construct the work. This must be in accordance with the building regulations and subject to inspection by Building Control Officers
  • your plans will not be checked under this procedure. Compliance is achieved on site and the fees must be paid when the notice is given to us
  • the Building Control Officer can ask for any additional information that is deemed necessary to make sure compliance with the building regulations at any stage during the project