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2. Building regulations fees and charges

Schedule 1 - Standard charges for one or more Dwellings

(Houses up to 300m2 and flats up to three storeys)

Schedule 1 fees and charges
No of dwellings Full Plans NET VAT 20% Gross Building Notice NETVAT 20% GROSS RG Charge (no VAT) 
1 666.67 133.33 800.00 800.00 160.00 960.00 960.00
2 875.00 175.00 1050.00 1050.00 210.00 1260.00 1260.00
3 1083.33 216.67 1300.00 1300.00 260.00 1560.00 1560.00
4 1291.67 258.33 1550.00 1541.67 308.33 1850.00 1850.00
5 1466.67 293.33 1760.00 1758.33 351.67 2110.00 2110.00
6 1650.00 330.00 1980.00 1975.00 395.00 2370.00 2370.00
7 1825.00 365.00 2190.00 2191.67 438.33 2630.00 2630.00
8 2008.33 401.67 2410.00 2408.33 481.67 2890.00 2890.00
9 2191.67 438.33 2630.00 2625.00 525.00 3150.00 3150.00
10 2366.67 473.33 2840.00 2833.33 566.67 3400.00 3410.00

Schedule 3 - Standard charges for work to which Schedules 1 and 2 do not apply

Schedule 3 fees and charges
Est of Cost Full Plans NET VAT 20%  Gross Building Notice NET* VAT 20% Gross RG Charge (no VAT) 
Under 2000 108.33 21.67 130.00 133.33 26.67 160.00 160.00
2001 - 5000 175.00 35.00 210.00 208.33 41.67 250.00 250.00
5001 - 10000 216.67 43.33 260.00 266.67 53.33 320.00 320.00
10001 - 25000 350.00 70.00 420.00 416.67 83.33 500.00 500.00
25001 - 50000 566.67 113.33 680.00 683.33 136.67 820.00 820.00
50001 - 75000 791.67 158.33 950.00 950.00 190.00 1140.00 1140.00
75001 - 100000 1008.33 201.67 1210.00 1208.33 241.67 1450.00 1450.00

For dwellings above 10, or work in excess of £100,000 please contact Building Control on 01392 265617
*NOTE! The BUILDING NOTICE option is not available for buildings subject to The Regulatory Reform [Fire Safety] Order 2005

Schedule 2 - Standard charges in connection with dwellings

Schedule 2 fees and charges
Type of WorkFull Plans NETVAT 20%GrossBuilding Notice NETVAT 20%GrossRG Charge (no VAT)
Replacement Glazing in dwellings - Single Unit  50.00 10.00 60.00 50.00 10.00 60.00 60.00
Replacement Glazing in dwellings - Multiple Units 75.00 15.00 90.00 75.00 15.00 90.00 90.00
Domestic Electrical Installations - [CP serves BS 7671 certificate] 50.00 10.00 60.00 50.00 10.00 60.00 60.00
Extensions or Loft Conversions - Not exceeding 10m2 308.33 61.67 370.00 375.00 75.00 450.00 450.00
Extensions or Loft Conversions - 10m2 to 40m2 441.67 88.33 530.00 525.00 105.00 630.00 630.00
Extensions or Loft Conversions - 40m2 to 60m2 591.66 118.33 710.00 716.67 143.33 860.00 860.00
Conversion of attached garage to domestic habitable room 308.33 61.67 370.00 375.00 75.00 450.00 450.00
Garages, carports or similar [not exempt] less than 40m2 133.33 26.67 160.00 158.33 31.67 190.00 190.00
Re-roofing of existing dwellings 133.33 26.67 160.00 133.33 26.67 160.00 160.00

Note! For extensions or loft conversions exc 60m2, the minimum standard charge in Schedule 3 is £710.00 inc VAT for a Full Plans application and £860.00 inc VAT for a Building Notice application Note! The ‘Regularisation charge’ does not attract a VAT element