Find out about building regulations, how to apply and search for Building Control applications.
Building Control fees 2023/24
Notice of publication of our building control fees and charges from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024.
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) [74KB] .
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.