How long does it take to get Building Regulations approval?


When a valid Full Plans application is made, the Council must issue a decision within five weeks, unless agreement to an extension of time has been given, when the period is extended to two calendar months from the date of deposit.

The Building Control Service aims to examine plans within two weeks of deposit.

If insufficient information is provided to show compliance with the Building Regulations your application will be rejected

This advice relates solely to Building Control Opens in a new window matters and you should consult the planning pages of the website or the planning portal Opens in a new window website for advice on planning matters.