Building Control

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Table A: Standard charges for the creation of new build housing
Number of dwellings Full plans submission Building notice (BN) Inspections included
Plan charge (£) Inspection charge (£) BN charge (£) UP TO 
excl VAT incl VAT excl VAT incl CAT excl VAT incl VAT
1 220 264 515 618 735 882 9
2 285 342 660 792 945 1,134 12
3 380 456 880 1,056 1,260 1,512 16
Table B: Erection of domestic extensions 
Type of work Full plans submission Building notice (BN) Inspections included
Plan charge (£) Inspection charge (£) BN charge (£) UP TO 
excl VAT incl VAT excl VAT incl CAT excl VAT incl VAT
Extension: floor area not exceeding 40m 160 192 515 618 735 882 9
Extension: floor area exceeding 40mbut not exceeding 100m2 190 228 660 792 945 1,134 12
Erection of a non exempt domestic garage or carport up to 40m2 125 456 880 1,056 1,260 1,512 16
Table C: Domestic alterations to a single dwelling

Conversions to part of existing dwelling

Type of work

Full plans submission Building notice (BN) Inspections included
Plan charge (£) Inspection charge (£) BN charge (£) UP TO 
excl VAT incl VAT excl VAT incl CAT excl VAT incl VAT
Conversion of a roof space to form habitable room(s) within the existing space 125 150 295 354 420 504 5
Conversion of a roof space to form habitable room(s) where extending roof space volume (creating dormer) 150 180 340 408 490 588 6
Conversion of a garage or part of garage into habitable room(s) 90 108 210 252 300 360 4
Estimated cost of work 
Internal alterations, installations of fittings and/or structural (not electrical)
Full plans submission Building notice (BN) Inspections included
Plan charge (£) Inspection charge BN charge (£) UP TO 
excl VAT incl VAT excl VAT incl CAT excl VAT incl VAT
£0 - £2,000 160 192 - - 160 192 2
£2,001 - £5,000 230 276 - - 230 276 3
£5,001 - £10,000 85 102 200 240 285 342 4
£10,001 - £20,000 110 132 260 312 370 444 5
£20,001 - £30,000 140 168 325 390 465 558 6
£30,001 - £50,000 170 204 395 474 565 678 7

Replacement windows and doors
Installed by a person not registered on a Competent Person Scheme

Fixed price* Inspections included
excl VAT incl VAT
Replacement windows/doors containing 60% or more glazing 85 102 1
Replacement of windows/doors in a commercial property Fixed price 
Electrical work
Installed by a person not registered on a Competent Person Scheme
Fixed price* Inspections included
excl VAT incl VAT Up to
Provision of a new circuit or similar 250 300 2
Total re-wire of dwelling or similar 345  414 3
Other works Fixed price* Inspections included
excl VAT incl VAT Up to
Renovation of a thermal element (floor, roof, walls) 85 102 1
Renovation of additional thermal elements carried out at the same time, per additional element 65 78 1
Table D: All non-domestic work 

Non domestic new build, extension or alteration 

Estimated cost of work 

Plan charge (£) Inspection charge (£) Inspections included
excl VAT incl VAT excl VAT incl CAT Up to
£0 - £5,000 220 264 - - 2
£5,001 - £10,000 85 102 195 234 3
£10,001 - £20,000 110 132 255 306 5
£20,001 - £30,000 140 168 325 390 5
£30,001 - £50,000 170 204 395 474 6