Building Control Standard Charges C - All other non-domestic work

Standard Charges C - All other non-domestic work

Building Control fees are bespoke, but will reflect the information contained below:

Plans charge

The plans charge relates to extensions and new build work.

For the above projects the fees include the option for a pre-submission meeting, plans assessment through to decision

Site Inspections

The Building Control Team is there to support you in the development of your property and the achievement of compliance and appropriate certification.

It is the responsibility of the applicant or the applicants representative to notify the Building Control office to arrange for the inspection of the building works – failure to do so may result in works having to be exposed or taken down to meet compliance with the Building Regulations.

Request for inspections should be made the day prior to the inspection – inspections are carried out between the hours of 10.30am and 2.30pm, Monday to Friday [no inspections on bank holidays].

Project specific inspections

The site inspection fee allows for site inspections and virtual inspections as shown and the issue of a completion certificate in relation to those works.

Site Inspections relate to visits to the property and the various items of work whilst a virtual inspection relates to the review and validation of work within the office e.g. photographs, certificates etc.

C01: Up to 6 site inspections plus 2 virtual inspections and the issue of a completion certificate in relation to those works.

C02: Up to 7 site inspections plus 2 virtual inspections and the issue of a completion certificate in relation to those works.

C03: Up to 7 site inspections plus 2 virtual inspections and the issue of a completion certificate in relation to those works

C04: Up to 7 site inspections plus 2 virtual inspections and the issue of a completion certificate in relation to those works

C05: Up to 3 site inspections plus 2 virtual inspections and the issue of a completion certificate in relation to those works.

C06: Up to 3 site inspections plus 2 virtual inspections and the issue of a completion certificate in relation to those works.

C07: Up to 6 site inspections plus 2 virtual inspections and the issue of a completion certificate in relation to those works.

Fees relate to each project and are bespoke. They can be obtained by emailing BCinspections@tendringdc.gov.uk with description of works and any plans or drawings which you have. Once we are in receipt of this information we will advise you of the fee.

The fee structure is based on the works being completed within 2 years of commencement.

Should additional inspections be required they will be charged at £60 exclusive of VAT.

The inspection charge related to a full plans application must be paid following the first inspection by our surveyor.  This charge is the applicant's responsibility.                                 

If you have any problems when filling in any of the forms, require any further information please either telephone 01255 686111 or email BCInspections@tendringdc.gov.uk or write to us at Building Control, Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Clacton on Sea, Essex CO15 1SE

Effective from April 2022

Last updated on: 23/03/2022 - 10:19