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Local Authority Building Control (LABC)

Local Authority Building Control can offer considerable advantages to owners of homes and buildings, building managers, building contractors, designers and schools.

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Pre-Submission Consultation

  • Reduces project costs
  • Avoids delays
  • Creates awareness of building constraints
  • Is impartial
  • Provides for flexible schemes for the payment of charges
  • Include liaison with other council departments.
  • Will link to licensing and planning

Local Knowledge

  • Site Constraints
  • Local Acts
  • Past history of sites
  • Continuity of local knowledge
  • Geological Conditions

Responsive and Comprehensive Inspection Service

  • Fast response to inspection requests a call before 10.30 will ensure same day service
  • Site advice when problems arise
  • Locally based district inspection team
  • Provision of Completion Certificates

Plan Checking Service to Suit your Needs

  • Fast turn around following pre-submission consultation, under 10 days for most projects
  • We will assist your design team
  • Genuine 'fast track' route where initial consultations have taken place.
  • Conditional Approvals
  • Issue of Formal Approval Notices