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Fees and Charges

The Building (Local Authority Charges) Regulations 2010

Blaby Building Control Fees and Charges Increase Scheduled for the 1 October 2020

Please take note that the Councils Building Control section will be increasing its standard fees and charges for all domestic and non-domestic works with effect from the 1 October 2020.

A copy of these revised fees and charges will be available to view on the Councils website form the 1 October 2020 and will replace any other fees charges previously used and listed.

Any persons wishing to make enquiries about these proposed fee increases should address these enquiries in the first instance using the contact form below.

Fees and Charges

The amount you’ll have to pay depends on the type of work you’re going to do, but the total will be the same whether it’s a full plan or a building notice application. Download the PDFs below for information on applicable charges.

For some extensions and non-domestic work a submission of estimated costs for the works will be needed to value the project. These estimates should be based on a commercial value for completing the work rather than an actual cost (which might sometimes be less due to say an applicant undertaking part of the works him/herself).

The submitted estimate of works will be checked against independently published tables (prepared by the RICS) based on costs per square metre of floor area. Any differences found when checks are made will be discussed with the Applicant or Agent at the time of registration.

In the case of a full plans application, a proportion of the costs are paid when the plans are deposited and the remainder becomes due when works start on site. For Building Notices, the full charge is due when the notice is submitted. However, irrespective of the type of application, the total cost will be the same.

Details of the fee applicable to your project can be discussed with the Building Control Surveyors before making an application.

For estimated costs above £50,000 and £100,000 please contact the Building Control team.

On large or multiple housing projects, the inspection charge on a full plans application can be arranged so that payments can be spread over an agreed period or, divided by the number of plots within an application and raised on commencement of each plot.

Apply by visiting the Building Regulation approval application page.

Last updated 14 September 2020
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