This form is to be completed by the person intending to carry out the works, i.e. the owner, or their agent. This notice is
given in relation to the building work as described, is submitted in accordance with Regulation 12 and is accompanied by the
appropriate fee. I understand that further fees will normally be payable following the rst inspection of the work by the Local
Personal data collected through this form will be held and processed in accordance with the General Data Protection
Regulation, the Data Protection Act 2018 and, except where otherwise stated, in accordance with the Council’s Privacy
Statement. The Council’s Privacy Statement, including more information about your data protection rights, can be found at
11. Notice of commencement
Building Notice must be submitted at least two weeks before commencement of works.
Building Regulation Charges The Building (Local Authority Charges) Regulations 2010
New housing (table A) Fee enclosed
Number of houses in the scheme £
Number of ats in the scheme £
Conversion to a house or at £
Domestic extensions, garages and carports (table B)
Single storey extension(s) – oor area m
2 or 3 storey extension(s) – oor area m
Detached out building i.e. garage or shed– oor area m
Loft conversion – oor area m
Garage, carport or store extension m
Garage conversion £
Total Full Plans fee enclosed (including VAT) £
Are the works solely to provide access and facilities for a disabled person(s)
Multiple work reductions: for details of multiple work reductions, please see Building Control Charges leaet or contact us.
Extensions and new builds: a plan to scale of not less 1:1250 clearly showing the size
and position of the new building, or the building as extended, and its relation to the
Loft conversions: a plan to a scale of not less than
1:100 showing the existing and proposed lay
out of each storey. Note; calculations will
need to be submitted for new structural members.
The Building Notice Fee is payable when the application is submitted and covers all
anticipated site visits.
Payment can be made with credit/debit card by calling 01732 227376, by cheque
made payable to Sevenoaks District Council or by cash at our reception. If you decide
to withdraw your application, whatever the reason, there will be a minimum charge of
£36 to cover administration costs.
Building Control Charges
The Building Control Charges have been set by the Authority taking into account:
• the time spent by the Authority in carrying out their function;
• that the building work does not consist of, or include, innovative or high risk
• that the duration of the building work from commencement to completion does not
exceed 12 months;
• that the design and building work is undertaken by a person or company that is
competent to do so.
If not, the work may incur additional charges.
Domestic electrical work
Domestic electrical works may now need building regulation approval if they are not
undertaken by a ‘Competent’ Electrician for further details contact Building Control
A Completion Certicate will be issued upon satisfactory completion of the work.
Applicants should note that a request to inspect completed building works should be
received by the Council within ve years of the original notice of works or Full Plans
application. If a request is received outside of this time, an inspection may be made
at the absolute discretion of the Council and an additional fee shall be payable in this
If you are intending to carry out building works or make a material change of use
of a building you may need Planning Permission. You can obtain guidance from our
Planning team on 01732 227000.
A Full Plans application shall cease to have effect from three years after it is given to
the Local Authority unless the work has commenced before the expiry of that period.
General guidance only
These notes are for general guidance only; particulars regarding the deposit of plans
are contained in Regulation 13 of The Building Regulations 2010 and in respect of
fees, in The Building (Local Authority Charges) Regulations 2010.
Ofcial use only
Application no: Receipt no:
Amount received: (inc VAT)