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Technical issues when searching for a planning application

We're experiencing some technical issues with our planning application search. Some customers may not be able to search for planning applications during this time. We're working hard to fix this as soon as possible and apologise for any inconvenience.

Submit a building control application

What to submit

You need to include the following information in your application:

  • your name and contact details
  • your agent's name and contact details (if you have one)
  • the address of the property you want to work on
  • principle (or sole) contractor details
  • principle (or sole) designer details
  • a description of the work you want to do
  • a description of how the property is currently used, and how it will be used when the work is finished
  • information about planning permission (if it's been granted)

You also need to submit the following plans:

  • the site plan at a scale of 1:1250 or 1:2500 with the site outlined in red
  • building drawings (elevations) at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100
  • floor plans at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100
  • section plans at a scale of 1:50 or 1:100

All plans need to be in one of the following file formats:

  • Adobe PDF
  • AutoCad DWG and DWF formats
  • Microsoft Word or Excel
  • JPEG and JPG images
  • TIF and TIFF images