Lewes District Council
Tel: 01273 484477
Fax: 01273 484452
Minicom 01273 484488
Building Control monitor building works to ensure the current safety requirements and permitted standards are met.
Building Regulations are made under powers provided in the Building Act 1984 and apply in England and Wales.
Information and guidance notes on Building Control application forms.
A guide to Building Control charges and a useful fee calculator to help you work out the fees payable.
Details of the types of building work that is covered by the Building Regulations and work that is exempt.
How to submit a Building Control application.
How to book site inspections with a Building Control Surveyor.
Information on the differences between Planning Permission and Building Control and the respective applications.
Advice on selecting a builder.
Locating and building over drains and sewers.
How to find what applications have been submitted on your property, look at old plans and obtain copies of approvals and completion certificates.
Information regarding building work affecting walls shared with a neighbour.