Make a Building Control application

The Building Control Planning Portal allows you to make online building regulations application.

  • It's free and easy to use
  • It makes form filling quicker
  • You can upload supporting documents of up to 5MB each easily. If you have multiple documents or large files, we recommend using Submit-a-Plan instead.

Apply online

Not sure if you need approval? Visit our Do I need building regulations approval? page

How-to guide

Apply by email or post

To apply to us by email or post, please complete the following steps:

We recommend you select:

  • Full Plans for major work such as new-builds, extensions, conversions
  • Building Notice for minor works such as knocking down a wall
  • Regularisation Certificate if you didn’t get building regulations approval for your building work. This option allows you to make a retrospective application

Application and fee documents

Apply for a fee waiver due to Disability Declaration

You do not need to pay our fees if you are carrying out appropriate work for the benefit of a disabled person.

To request a Disability Declaration for your work, please download the application form and post it to us with your application form.