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Building control charges

1st April 2020

An amended scheme for the recovery of Building Regulations charges will come into effect on 1 April 2020 to amend the hourly rate that is used to calculate individually determined charges.

Building Regulations charges

For a building control quote, please email with an existing and proposed drawing and details of the proposed work.

Exempt works certification

Applications for registration of exempt buildings and works
Type of works Building control fee
 Registration of an exempt building or works  25.00

Exemptions due to works for the benefit of a disabled person

There is no charge where the application is solely for the benefit of someone with a disability. Please contact us for further information.

When are the charges due?

Full plans charges, building notice charges, regularisation charges, and applications for exempt buildings and works must be paid on application.

Inspection charges will be payable following the first inspection of the works.

How to pay

  • Pay online (select 'All other council bills', then 'Building Control')
  • Pay by debit or credit card over the phone - Contact us
  • By cheque payable to East Northamptonshire Council
  • It may be possible to pay by instalments. Please contact us to request this