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Application Procedure for Notifiable Work

Application forms, fee information and electronic application submission

Electronic Applications

Send in your next Building Control application online by visiting Submit-a-Plan is the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) portal that enables anyone, with access to the web, to submit applications electronically to Local Authorities across the country free of charge. 

Payment & Fees

pdf icon Fees from April 2013 [266kb]

Pay for Building Control fees online at Online Payment

(Building Control payments fall under the Miscellaneous Payment option)

Downloadable Forms
There are Four Types of Application
  1. Building notices
  2. Full Plans
  3. Regularisations
  4. Demolition

Building notices

  • Building notices can be submitted for extensions and other domestic alterations.
  • Building notices must be submitted 48 hours before work begins
  • Notices must be submitted with details of the proposed work and relevant drawings and structural calculations.
  • Notices must be submitted with the appropriate fees

pdf icon Building Notice Application form 2014 [99kb]

Full plans

  • Any building works other than work to single family dwellings must be made via the full plans route
  • Full plans must be submitted if you wish to obtain formal approval before work begins
  • Applications must include three copies of drawings, calculations where necessary and any fire/means of escape requirements. 
  • Applications must be submitted with the appropriate fee.
  • We will acknowledge your application and inform you if it is incomplete.
  • We will approve applications wherever possible or give a conditional approval.
  • We will only reject the application if it is in breach of the Building Regulations

pdf icon Full Plans Application 2014 [91kb]


  • If work has been carried out without Building Regulation approval you can apply for a Regularisation
  • Only unauthorised works that have been carried out since 11th November 1985 may be dealt with under the Regularisation process.
  • Before a certificate can be issued the work must be inspected and proof of compliance provided.

pdf icon Regularisation Application form 2014 [24kb]


Please note a charge of £110 will apply when making an application.  This covers both the administrative and professional costs in registering, notifying interested parties as well as any necessary site inspections to ensure the work is completed satisfactorily.

 pdf icon Demo Application [25kb]