Welcome to the Building Control Service information pages. On these pages you will find information and advice about the building regulation process and contact details of all Building Control staff.  If you have a query about a building regulation matter please contact us.

The short infographic video below gives homeowners some simple advice about building regulations and how to make a building regulation application to the Council

We offer a professional, efficient and responsive service for all our customers on projects from small domestic extensions up to the large multi-million pound developments. The team has an in depth knowledge of the area and has experience with dealing with all types of work. In addition we offer a free pre-application consultation service to our customers.

Building Control fees (charges) are detailed on our application forms which you can download from the link on the right hand side of this page.

The Building Control section is now located in Lewis House, Manvers Street, Bath BA1 1JG. You can visit the Council's One Stop Shop in Manvers Street, Bath if you wish to speak to someone in Building Control.

You can now make your building regulation application by phone. We will complete the application forms for you, take a payment and send you a copy for confirmation.

Please call 01225 477517          (for Planning enquiries please call 01225 394041)

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About the Building Control Service

Latest news 

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