Building Control (Professionals)


Building control

  1. Householder Enquiry Form

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

  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. 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.

  4. Building Control Fees 2016/17

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

  5. Getting your plans right

    Guidance note for ensuring that your plans are right.

  6. Access Statement [guidance notes]

    Access Statement [guidance notes]

  7. Regularisation Application Notes

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

  8. Conservatories and porches guidance notes

    Conservatories and porches guidance notes

  9. LABC Partner Authority Scheme Registration Form

    LABC Partner Authority Scheme Registration Form

  10. Percolation Test Guidance - Surface

    Percolation Test Guidance - Surface

  11. Dangerous Buildings and Structures

    Guidance note for dangerous buildings and structures.

  12. Percolation Test Guidance - Treatment Facilities

    Percolation Test Guidance - Treatment Facilities

  13. Energy Performance Certificate Declaration

    From the 6 April 2008 all completed dwellings require an Energy Performance Certificate (E.P.C.) to satisfy The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England
    and Wales) Regulations 2007. To help you comply, please complete and return this declaration form.

  14. PercolationTest Guidance - Soakaways

    PercolationTest Guidance - Soakaways

  15. Approved Document P Declaration Form

    Form to be completed by the electrician carrying out work if not a member of a certifying body such as NICEIC, ELECSA or ECA etc.

  16. Wood Burner Checklist

    Wood Burner Checklist

  17. Approved Document B Vol. 1 Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for Approved Document B Vol.1

  18. 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.

  19. Dangerous Structures

    Buildings and structures can become dangerous for a variety of reasons, ranging from a gradual deterioration through lack of maintenance, to a more dramatic cause such as a fire, storm, explosion or vehicle impact.

  20. Approved Document C Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for Approved Document C.

  21. Building Regulations Forms

    The following Building Regulation Forms and supplementary guides are available in PDF format. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to access them.

    If you do not have a copy, please follow the link to the Adobe website where you can download a copy for free.

  22. Approved Document E Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for Approved Document E.

  23. Guidance

    The listed links are to view the Approved Documents and Guidance notes for many aspects of the Building Control process. Please take time to view the documents, as they may give you information that can assist and save you time.

  24. Approved Document H Guidance Note

    Guidance notes for Approved Document H.

  25. Additional Services

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


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