Building regulations charges

If you are making a full plans application for building regulations, send the plan charge with your application form and drawings. We wil invoice you for the inspection charge when you begin work on site.

For building notice submissions, send the building notice charge with your application form. 

For regularisation applications (for work that has already been completed), send the regularisation charge with your application form. 

Charges are set on the basis the design and building work is carried out by a person or company that is competent to carry it out. If they are not, the work may incur supplementary charges. This will be decided by our building regulations manager on a cost-recovery basis for the service provided.

Where notifiable electrical work is to be carried out by someone not qualified to issue the relevant certificate to confirm the work has been designed, inspected and tested to current standards (part P), there will be an additional charge for electrical work, as shown in table C. A minimum standard of qualification is one equal to the City and Guilds qualification parts 2382-10 and 2392-20.

If a completion inspection is requested between one and five years after the actual completion of the work, there will be a charge of £120. 

Building regulations charges can be individually-determined or standard charges. The majority of domestic extensions and alterations cost our standard charges.

Email us if you need a quote for a particular project, giving us a description of the work you want to carry out, and we will reply to you within 24 hours.

If you are carrying out moree than one type of work, you will have to pay charges for each of those types of work. If you do work from table C (domestic alterations) at the same time as work from table B (domestic extensions and alterations), you may be entitled to a reduction. There is no discount for regularisation applications. 

Cheques should be made payable to Stoke-on-Trent City Council. Charges include VAT at 20 per cent.