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Building Control

Find out about building regulations, how to apply and search for Building Control applications.

    Building Control fees 2023/24

    Notice of publication of our .

    New building regulations for new dwellings came into effect on 26 December 2022

    Applications for new dwellings (not conversions) must now be accompanied by a 'connectivity plan'. This covers the provision of gigabit-ready infrastructure.

    Download an editable PDF connectivity plan form (PDF) [162KB] .

    You will need to return your form to us together with any supporting evidence.

    New building regulations which came into effect in June 2022

    New homes and buildings in England will have to produce significantly less CO2 under new rules announced by the government. These new building regulations came into force for applications made on or after 15 June 2022.

    Applications made before this date must commence by 14 June 2023 to avoid the changes. This applies to each individual plot.

    We have 2 guides to help explain the changes.


    Building control - when to contact us

    You will need to check if you need building regulations approval before you construct or change buildings in certain ways

    Make an application for building regulations approval

    Make a full plans application, submit your building notice or apply for a regularisation certificate

    Building Control - how to contact us

    There are 6 members of the Building Control team. Find out who they are and how to contact them

    Building regulations - what they are

    Building regulations are compulsory safety standards for design, construction and alterations.

    Pay for Building Control applications

    How to pay your building regulation fee or site inspection fee invoice

    Search Building Control applications

    Most building work requires consent under provisions contained within the building regulations.

    Dangerous structures

    How to report dangerous structures including buildings, parts of buildings, garden walls and hoardings

    Street naming and numbering - register a new address

    We are responsible for the numbering and naming of streets in Uttlesford.

    Building regulations chargeable and non-chargeable account 2021/22

    Statement of chargeable activities and non-chargeable activities for 2021/22 with comparisons to previous years