Building Regulations 2010 (As Amended)
One copy of this form together with plans and particulars should be submitted together with the appropriate charge. All
sections should be completed; otherwise delays may result in the processing of your application.
Where the proposed work includes the erection of a new building or extension a Building Notice should be
accompanied by a block plan to a scale of not less than 1:1250 showing the size and position of the building or the
building as extended, and its relationship to adjoining boundaries.
Please indicate type of application i.e. Full Plans Submission, Building Notice (No Plans Option) or Regularisation.
A Building Notice cannot be deposited for building works when the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 applies
e.g. non domestic premises and common areas of blocks of flats.
The applicant is generally the owner of the property to which the works relate or the person on whose behalf the works
The agent is the architect, surveyor or other person who is submitting the application on behalf of the applicant. Please
note that all correspondence will be sent to the agent.
If the proposed works are to an existing building then the full address will be sufficient. If the proposal is for a new
building, please ensure the location can be identified from the description.
Please indicate the owner of the land or building to which the proposed works relate.
Please give a brief description of the proposed work e.g.:
i) Kitchen extension at rear;
ii) 2 storey Offices;
iii) Conversion of house into 4 flats etc.;
Please indicate the present and proposed uses of the building or part of the building e.g. house, flat, office, shop etc.
If your application is for a regularisation, please indicate the approximate date the works were carried out, which works
have already been carried out, and any works that are yet to be completed, if any.
Please indicate if any sanitary fittings are to be installed. Sanitary fittings include bath, basin, shower, WC, bidet,
kitchen sink, sluice.
Charges are payable as follows:
Should you submit plans for approval you will pay a plan charge to cover the passing or rejection of plans for
proposed work deposited with the local authority, and an inspection charge to cover inspection of the work to which
these plans relate.
Plans submitted to the local authority must be accompanied by the plan charge. If no plan charge or an insufficient
plan charge is paid, the application cannot be accepted.
Where plans have been either approved or rejected, no further charge is payable on resubmission for substantially
the same work.
Submissions for work to provide access and facilities solely for disabled persons (as defined in Section 29 of the
National Assistance Act 1948) do not require a charge.
The charges payable are determined by reference to the latest schedules to the Building (Local Authority Charges)
Regulations, dependent upon the nature of the work.
Where a scheme involves more than one schedule, the different types of work have to be separated and their
respective charges calculated by the appropriate method.
Where a Building Notice is deposited, the Building Notice charge is payable in all cases.
Charges are payable in two stages, except for Building Notices and some minor works in Schedules 2 and 3 (see fee
charges tables). The first charge must accompany the plan deposit and the second charge is payable after the first site
inspection of work in progress. The second charge is a single payment in respect of each individual building, to cover
all site visits and consultations which may be necessary until the work is satisfactorily completed.
Any estimate of the cost of work must be the TOTAL COST TO BE INCURRED excluding architects’ fees and VAT.
The charge shall be payable by the person (including a local authority) by whom or on whose behalf the work is to be
The declaration should be signed in all cases by the person submitting the application, and completed as required;
otherwise this may cause delays in processing.
If a conditional approval is required for certain aspects of the work, e.g. structural, staircase or waste plumbing details
etc., this may be granted as specified, but it should be noted that this can only be done in respect of works which have
not been commenced on site.