Copies of decision notices and completion certificates for Full Plans, Building Notice and Regularisation applications can be provided on request for a charge of £20 inc VAT per document. Please contact Building Control on 01803 208095 or email

We will endeavour to respond to your request within 5 working days from receipt of payment. For your information, card payments can be processed over the phone

New build dwellings

Charges  for new build domestic dwelling with a floor area of not more than 300m² and no more than three storeys, including any basement level. For developments in excess of 6 units, please contact us.

Table A
Number of dwellings Application charge
1 £860
2 £1120
3 £1280
4 £1440
5 £1590
6 £1740

Alterations to existing domestic dwellings

Charges for alterations to existing domestic dwellings like extensions, rooms in the roof, window replacement and electrical installations. Areas are total floor areas of all storeys measured internally.

Where the total or the aggregation of the floor area of one or more extensions exceeds 100m², the fee is based on Table C (cost of works). Please contact us for details.

Table B
Type Application charge
Extension not exceeding 10m² £450
Exceeding 10m² but not over 40m² £690
Exceeding 40m² but not over 100m² £950
Any non-exempt Garage/Carport £370
Loft conversion £660
Renovation of a thermal element to a single dwelling £120
Renovation of a thermal element to a any other building £240
Part P electrical installations to a domestic dwelling £150
Replacement of windows or the installation of solid fuel or oil fired burners £100

Other building work

All domestic and non-domestic work is based on the estimated cost of the works excluding VAT. The fee is then calculated on a sliding scale. For developments in excess of £100,000, please contact us.

Table C
Estimated cost of work Application charge
£0 to £2000 £170
£2001 to £5000 £330
£5001 to £10,000 £380
£10,001 to £25,000 £540
£25,001 to £50,000 £690
£50,001 to £100,000 £960

All of the fees listed above are inclusive of VAT at 20% and a VAT receipt will be issued with our acknowledgement following registration of your application.