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Contact the building control team

  • Due to the current exceptional circumstances regarding Covid-19 and the Governments advice to socially distance, our Building Control team is now working from home. To enable us to continue to deliver our service to our valued customers, we would like to advise you of changes that we are making, whilst we navigate this difficult situation:

  • We are processing all new applications, amendments, general enquiries, photographic evidence, notifications of dangerous structures submitted electronically as a priority.
  • Fees can be paid via the Planning Portal or by BACS payment by contacting us for details.
  • Unfortunately, you are now unable to visit us at the Civic Centre until further notice but you contact the Building Control department through
  • All site inspection requests will be considered in line with current Government Policy at a national and local level.  A BCO will contact you to discuss your request. 
  • Decision Notices and all other responses will be sent electronically.

Please bear with us at this difficult time and we will update our advice as the situation evolves. We apologise for any delays that may occur in the processing of your Building Regulations application at this extraordinary time.


Thanks you for your patience.


Building Control
Civic Centre
Darwall Street


Telephone (01922) 652600

Out of office hours emergency contact (019226) 50000

Textphone 01922 654000