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Building control

Please note that the search below takes users to a separate system, which looks different to our new website. This is under construction and will be resolved as soon as possible.

Building regulations exist to ensure the health and safety of people in and around all types of buildings, including domestic, commercial, public and industrial. They also provide for energy conservation, security, and access to buildings.

You can view Building Control searches online.

Building control charges

Building control charges applicable from 1 April 2014.

As of 1 April 2018 building control fees will be increasing by 5%.

Table A, New housing

Tables B & C, Domestic extensions and alterations

Tables D & E, Non domestic

Building control form

General application form

To submit an application electronically, use the building portal.

You can pay your fees by debit or credit card by calling 01656 643408.

General information

Householders' guide to fire sprinklers

Guide to extending your home

Building regulations

Dangerous structures

Sewers and drains, public or private


Building control

Safety at sports grounds

The Party Wall Act 1996

Part R (Physical Infrastructure for high-speed electronic communications networks)

If you are having construction work done you may have other duties or need to notify the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The Health and Safety Executive’s website has more details.


Building control

Telephone: 01656 643408
Address: Civic Offices, Angel Street, Bridgend, CF31 4WB.

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