Shropshire Council

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:
£126 + VAT

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

£248.00 + VAT

Search and copy fee                     

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

Certificate of exemption 

£35.00 + VAT

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.