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Building Regularisation Certificate - Building Control

Building Regulations allow the opportunity to certify building work carried out without notification or approval, which commenced on or after 11 November 1985.

What happens after I submit an application for a Regularisation Certificate?

Building Control assess work to determine if it meets requirements of Building Regulations. To reach a decision, the Building Control Surveyor needs as much access to the construction as necessary.

If the work does meet Building Regulations, or alterations are made - you will receive a Completion Certificate.

If work does not meet Building Regulations requirements, no certificate is issued. Also, if work cannot be sufficiently inspected due to a lack of access, no certificate or refund will be given.

Building Control Regularisation Certificate Fees

For this application, there is a charge payable to the council. Please review our Building Control Fees and Notes and include the payment with your application.

Regardless of whether you obtain a completion certificate or not, the charge is non refundable. For your application to be valid, we must receive payment.

Complete an Application Online using the Planning Portal

Visit the Building Control Planning Portal 

Instead of filling in a paper form, using the Planning Portal can help you with:

  1. Keeping a clear record of all your online applications 
  2. Access online help fast
  3. Save on printing and post costs

Apply via Email

To apply, download an application and return to Please include attachments of your completed application and supporting plans etc. 

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