About Building Control
The building control system exists to make sure that buildings are properly designed and constructed to ensure the health, safety, welfare and convenience of people using them.
Building control regulates the construction of buildings so that they meet standards set out in:
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The council’s building control team ensures that the building control system is adhered to. It makes sure that buildings are structurally sound, safe in the event of fire, have adequate drainage, ventilation and toilet facilities, are accessible for disabled persons and are energy efficient to heat and light.
Building Control Surveyors are available to give advice, before, during or after a building project is completed, from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
- provide a quick, friendly and accurate response
- deal speedily and courteously with Building Regulation Applications
- provide an inspection team for your project
- undertake site inspections requested before 9am the same day
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