The Environment Agency has issued a number of flood warnings across Horsham District. For advice and information, please see our Emergency planning and extreme weather page.

Request copies of Building Control documents

If you require copies of documents or would like us to carry out research on a particular site or property, please email We will advise you of the correct charge once we receive your written request.

In accordance with our records management policy, we do not hold documents for any applications which have been closed for 15 years or more and no further information can be provided.

Requests to view historic records for the purposes of preparing a forthcoming application will be considered as pre-application advice and charged in accordance with the Building Regulation (Local Authority Charges) Regulations 2010.

Copying and research charges

Completion certificates and decision notices

  • Original: Free
  • Created from archive record: £10 including VAT


  • By admin team: £30 per hour including VAT
  • Technical requests: £60 per hour including VAT

Pre-application advice

  • Initial contact and preliminary discussion: Free
  • Subsequent discussions or written requests: To be advised