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Submit a building control application

What to submit

You need to include the following information in your application:

  • your name and contact details
  • your agent's name and contact details (if you have one)
  • the address of the property you want to work on
  • a description of the work you want to do
  • a description of how the property is currently used, and how it will be used when the work is finished
  • information about planning permission (if it's been granted)

You also need to submit the following plans:

  • the site plan at a scale of 1:1250 or 1:2500 with the site outlined in red
  • building drawings (elevations) at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100
  • floor plans at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100
  • section plans at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100

All plans need to be in one of the following file formats:

  • Adobe PDF
  • AutoCad DWG and DWF formats
  • Microsoft Word or Excel
  • JPEG and JPG images
  • TIF and TIFF images

If you're submitting a printed form, you'll also need to get a quote or work out the plan fees for the work.

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