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Background

Building Control (Householders)

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Planning

  1. Form to notify us that an extension is complete

    Form to use to notify us that you have completed a single storey rear extension. Please return the form to

    Planning Department
    Copeland Borough Council
    Copeland Centre
    Catherine Street
    Whitehaven CA28 7SJ

  2. Guidance on prior approval for extensions

    This guidance note only applies to the temporary permitted development arrangements introduced in May 2013 for single storey extensions to the rear of a house.

Building control

  1. Additional Services

    In addition to our statutory Building Control function, we offer consultation services in the areas listed below.

  2. Copeland Building Control Prospectus A document identifying the many ways in which Copeland Building Control can help you in the successfull delivery of your building project.
  3. Fees (Householders)

    The schedules of charges and guidance notes are based on the Council’s Building Control Charges Scheme.

     

     

  4. Building Control Fees 2016/17

    Building Control fees and charges for 2016/17. You can now pay building control fees online.

  5. Building control contacts

    Contact details of how to get in touch with the Copeland Borough Council building control department.

  6. Building Notice Submission

    Form and guidance notes on how to complete the form to notify us of your wish to build.

  7. Building Control Solid Conservatory Roofs

    The Building Act 1984/The Building Regulations 2010

    This form is to be filled in by the person who intends to cary out builing work or his agent.  If the form is unfamiliar please read the notes which follow or consult this office on 01946 598409.

  8. Building Control Householders

    Thank you for visiting these pages. We are determined to provide you with the very best in Building Control and associated services. Whether you are a large developer undertaking a multi-million pound project or a homeowner carrying out alterations to your home, we are totally committed to assisting you in any way we can.
    Information relevant to Building Regulations issues can be found via the links down the left of this page but if you're unable to find what you're looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss your query.

  9. Full Plans Submission Form

    Form and guidance notes to help you submit full plans.

  10. Conservatories and porches guidance notes

    Conservatories and porches guidance notes

  11. Regularisation application form

    Application form to use for a regularisation certificate.

  12. PercolationTest Guidance - Soakaways

    PercolationTest Guidance - Soakaways

  13. Notice of Intended Demolition Form

    Section 80 of the Building Act 1984 requires that a person who intends to demolish the whole or part of a building, apart from one exempt under subsection (1)(a) or (b) to notify the local authority, the occupier of any adjacent building and the gas and electricity authorities of his intention. This is the form to do so.

  14. building control charges 2017/18

    Building control charges 2017/18

  15. Householder Enquiry Form

    Householder enquiry form to notify us of your intention to build and guidance as to when planning permission is ncecessary.

  16. Do I need Building Regulations approval to construct a conservatory?
  17. Full plans or building notice submission guidance

    You can make a Building Regulations application in two ways – full plans or building notice.This guidance explains the main differences between the two.

  18. Householders

    Thank you for visiting these pages. We are determined to provide you with the very best in Building Control and associated services. Whether you are a large developer undertaking a multi-million pound project or a homeowner carrying out alterations to your home, we are totally committed to assisting you in any way we can.

  19. Getting your plans right

    Guidance note for ensuring that your plans are right.

  20. Demolition Control and Advice

    The Building Act contains provisions that enable Local Authorities to control demolition works for the protection of public safety and to safeguard adjoining properties.

  21. Regularisation Application Notes

    Regularisation application notes that explain more about when and how to apply for a regularisation certificate.

  22. Secured by design

    One of the biggest problems that the field of planning for crime prevention has faced is the fact that, too often, crime prevention when it is considered at all in the design process is merely an afterthought.

  23. Design and Access Statements - how to use them to prevent crime

    Design and Access Statements - how to use them to prevent crime

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