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Building Control

You can contact us on 0113 2478106 or by emailing building.control@leeds.gov.uk.

Please note that we will be increasing our Building Regulation fees from 1st September 2014.
  For Full Plans these are largely increases to the additional work charges and second fees however the plan charge for dwellings and non domestic work has also increased.  New application forms with the revised fees are available from the Documents part of the page.  
 
We've now published our Newsletter for Summer 2014, available from the Documents part of this page, full of useful information.

Application forms and guidance are available to download from the Documents part of this page or from the relevant Related Page. Details of the fees for the applications are on the application forms. 

Building Control has retained the Customer Services Excellence Award for the second year.  This award is assessed externally and the assessor said that the service
'were found to have a deep understanding of, and commitment to, Customer Services Excellence'  October 2013. 

Whether you are a householder or business and want to improve your property, build an extension, convert your loft or garage, fit out shops or offices, build a house or even a factory, you will need Building Regulation approval.  The Service will help you reach all minimum standards without unnecessary fuss.  Your Building Regulation application will be processed quickly and we will give you useful and practical feedback on your plans and provide regular site inspections to help with any unexpected issues that arise during building work.  We provide a trusted, independent, publicly accountable, not-for-profit service that is excellent value with the highest professional integrity.

We also provide additional services to professional developers and contractors in conjunction with LABC Consult including:-
Fire risk assessments
SAPs, SBEMs and other energy assessments
Code for Sustainable Homes assessments
Acoustic testing
Air pressure testing
Access audits
Structural and fire engineering
Contamination consultancy

We are also responsible for administering and monitoring demolition work throughout Leeds and providing a Dangerous Structure Service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

We play a major part in securing public safety at sports grounds and major indoor and outdoor events.

You are welcome to drop into the Development Enquiry Centre to talk to us before you make a Building Regulation application. A number of technical events and seminars are taking place over the coming months, for further details see Documents part of the page.

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