Our service to you
What do you get?
- Local Professional Staff
The Building Control team have extensive local knowledge of the varied ground conditions throughout the County and first-hand experience of existing building construction.
- Fast and Effective Plan Checking Service
All Building Regulations applications will be acknowledged within 3 working days and our aim is to check all applications within 10 working days, providing conditional and stage approvals when appropriate.
- One Team Approach Pre-App Advice
Working alongside colleagues in the Council’s Planning team, we can provide a personalised and co-ordinated pre-application service to ensure that proposals and plans you may be submitting for planning permission are not at odds with the requirements of the Building Regulations. Helping to save you time and money.
- Same Day Inspections
Call between 8:30am and 10:00am and we’ll book you a same day site inspection if you need it. Telephone 01536 534250. If you are unable to speak to someone, please leave a message.
- Value for Money
Our Building Control service is not profit making, and we don’t have to travel huge distances to carry out site inspections helping to minimise our costs. This means we offer exceptional value for money. We also provide a quotation service and can offer stage payments for larger projects.
- Partner Authority Scheme
This is a national scheme in which a company is partnered with a local authority Building Control Section who checks all the projects (plan approval only) for that company. The inspecting authority where the project is in the country then carries out the site inspections.