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Building Regulation applications

Application forms with fee information are available from the Documents section at the bottom of this page. Please note our fees for all applications have increased from 1st April 2016 and are available on the fee schedule document.  Before undertaking any building work which requires Building Regulation approval, you or your agent must submit either:

  • A Full Plans application which is suitable for all building work.  A plan charge is payable when plans are deposited and an inspection charge is payable by the applicant following the first inspection of work
  • A Building Notice for minor works including replacement windows, electrical installations, minor internal alterations.  The fee is payable when the notice is deposited and is equal to the sum of the plan and inspection charge.  We suggest that you only use a Building Notice if the person carrying out the work is reliable and experienced. You can complete these applications over the phone by ringing us on 0113 3786006.
  • A Regularisation Application if building work has already been completed.  The fee is payable when the application is submitted.

The forms and guidance notes together with details of the fees payable are available from the Documents section of this page. For any type of work with an estimated cost of over £20,000 please contact us on 0113 3786006. The Approved Documents detail how to comply with the technical requirements of the Building Regulations.


To make your payment for building regulation applications online you will need your application reference number.

Important note

A Building Notice cannot be used for :

  • commercial buildings,
  • flats
  • work over or near a public sewer

Plans sent with a Building Notice will not be approved and are for information purposes only.  You can complete these applications over the phone by ringing us on 0113 3786006.

Certain buildings are considered to be exempt from needing Building Regulations approval, for more information please see the Building Regulations Exempt Buildings page.

If you have any difficulty completing your application please telephone 0113 3786006.
Please send completed applications to:
Building Control Services
The Leonardo Building
2 Rossington Street
Or email :  ​​

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