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About building control

Why should I use this service?

We provide a friendly, helpful and efficient Building Control and Public Safety service to meet your needs. We ensure that building work meets national standards to create a built environment that is safe, healthy, energy efficient and accessible.

Why our customers choose to work with us:

  • “Very efficient service, great communication and willingness to help.”
  • “The inspectors were prompt and did not slow the build down. A quick inspection meant the extension was finished with no delays.”
  • “The inspectors are great to deal with, offer clear guidance and advice and have been a pleasure to deal with.”
  • “Very satisfied. The work was inspected quickly and advice given where required. No follow up required which allowed the job to progress.”
  • “The inspectors provided us with useful up-to-date information which ensured our roof was both insulated to the correct level and complied with building regs – would recommend their knowledge.”

We are able to offer you a complete and cost effective package to building regulation approval and assist you to a speedy completion of your project.

We will provide:

  • Early pre-application talks
  • Free advice throughout the project
  • Qualified surveyor allocated to your project
  • Professional and impartial advice
  • Plans examination
  • Full, conditional, or staged approval
  • Site inspections and record books
  • Completion certificates
  • LABC Partnership Scheme

We guarantee:

  • Rapid response
  • Named contacts
  • Co-ordinated provision
  • A flexible approach
  • Cost effectiveness
  • Next working day inspections

We can offer:

  • Local knowledge
  • Flexible payment terms
  • A partnership scheme
  • A friendly helpful service throughout