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Statutory fees

Building control fees 2018/2019

Hourly rate

  • Building control surveyor (office hours Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm): £70+VAT
  • Building Control Surveyor (out of hours): £105+VAT
  • Business support: £56+VAT

Other charges


These will be charged at a rate of 150% of the standard fee charges and with zero VAT.

Completion inspection (projects completed and occupied over three years)

Inspection of outstanding item and issuing of completion certificate: £120+VAT.

Completion inspection (projects completed and occupied over 3 years, incomplete inspections records or application exceeds ten years old.


Search and copy fee                     

  • Copying £19.20+VAT
  • Certificates (per copy) £18+VAT

Certificate of exemption 


Demolition notice

Issue section 81 notice, neighbour letters and site inspection: £126.00+VAT

NB - additional fees may be charged where appropriate should services extend to finance, legal or other departments or agencies.