Building control

Make a building control enquiry

Make an enquiry about a building control issue using our on-line facility

What is building control?

Information on Building Regulations, what is their purpose and what do they cover.

Manual to the Building Regulations

This is a short manual on the Building Regulations, providing guidance on the Building Regulations system in England.

Pre-application advice

Do neighbours have the right to object to a Building Regulations application?

Building control frequently asked questions

A list for frequently asked questions regarding Building Control and how to find a competent electrician.

Building control policy

The Council's Building Control Policy, ensuring that the minimum standards set out in the Building Regulations are met.

Building control register

Register of building regulation applications received by the council.

Building regulations applications and charges

Information on Building Control Applications, help and advice and charges

Building work inspections

Information on how to book a site inspection and the period of notice required

Competent Persons Register

Search for a registered Competent Person to carry out works such as Windows, Boilers, Electrical Work, Plumbing etc.

Dangerous structures and demolition

Information on dangerous structures and demolition and what the Council deem to be dangerous


Information about drainage issues, who is responsible for what and what you can do to prevent problems occurring.

Enforcement Policy

Building Control Enforcement Policy July 2020

Historic buildings and building regulations

Building Regulations for the preservation and protection of historic and listed buildings

LABC Front Door

Planning a home improvement project? Check out LABC's Front Door for all the advice you need.

LABC News & Views

Regular updates about the building control industry, building tips and practical information from LABC (links to external website)

Skip permits

If you want to place a skip on a road or a street the company that supplies it should apply for a skip permit on your behalf. (External link to Notts County Council)

Useful links relating to Building Control

A list of other useful external companies linked into Building Control.