Decision details

Building Control Charges

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Assets & Strategic Planning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To agree revised charges for Building Regulations


That the new Charges and hourly rate are approved and adopted from 1 December 2023

Reasons for the decision:

Increasing charges ensures that the full cost of all Building Regulations fee earning work is recovered and not subsidised by the Council.


Alternative options considered:

Do nothing.

This would mean that full cost recovery would not be achieved.




Choose an alternative level of charges.


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Conflict of Interest: None

Dispensation Granted: None

Contact: Pauline Lyon, Group Manager - Building Control, Email:

Publication date: 20/11/2023

Date of decision: 20/11/2023

Effective from: 28/11/2023

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