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Temporary arrangements for Building Control inspections

Temporary arrangements have been put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic and guidance on social distancing.

We are currently operating a risk based inspections service. Please email inspection requests to and a member of the team will then contact you to discuss the inspection stage and access the situation before we arrange to visit.

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The Building Control system exists to make sure that buildings are properly designed and constructed so as to ensure the health, safety, welfare and convenience of people using them. The Building Control Charter 2019 explains what we do, our commitment to achieve certain targets, and what you can expect from us.

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