If you have a valid building regulations application you can book a visit for a building control officer to check the work meets building regulations.

How to book an inspection

Request a building control inspection

Alternatively you can call us on 01204 336033 between 8am and 5.30pm.

  • inspections are usually made within 24 hours of the request
  • inspections are usually made between 9am and 12 noon and 1.30pm and 4.30pm
  • requests made before 10.30am will be inspected after 1.30pm the same day
  • requests made between 10.30am and 12 noon will be inspected the following morning
  • requests made after 12 noon will be inspected the following day after 1.30pm

What information do I need to book an inspection?

  • Your building regulations application number
  • The location of the inspection
  • Plot numbers (if you have plot numbers)
  • What we are inspecting 
  • A contact name for the inspection
  • A contact telephone number for the inspection

What we will check

  • the start of the work on site, including any site stripping
  • foundations excavations/preparation
  • before foundations are covered over by concrete
  • damp proof courses/membranes
  • any structural work
  • before plastering over structural work
  • before the back-filling of any drainage installation
  • witness drains tests
  • before a building is occupied if the work has not finished
  • when the work is finished

How much will it cost?

When your application is submitted we will let you know if you need to pay a fee when work starts. You will then be sent an invoice after the first inspection which will cover all inspections required.