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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Building bye law site inspections

​Request a building control site inspection

To request a site inspection, you can fill out the online form below. 

It's an offence not give us notice at the stages listed in the inspection framework accompanying the building permit. You may be fined or your work can be removed.​

Request a buil​ding inspection​​

Information you need to have

When requesting an inspection, you'll need to provide the following information:

  • the building permit number, for example B/2016/0001
  • project address
  • type of inspection or stage of work
  • the date you want the inspection

Structural Engineers Registration (SER) certificates​​

If you need a SER, you'll need to submit this before any work starts.

Site inspection framework and notice periods

​​Before undertaking building work, you should get a copy of the site inspection framework from the building permit holder.

If you need to speak to your inspector contact the Building Control Inspection.

You can find the notice period needed for each stage of inspection below.

​Notification required​Notice period required (excluding weekends and bank holidays)​
​Commencement of work​2 days
​Excavation for a foundation​1 day
​Foundation concrete​1 day
​Oversite preparation and reinforcement​1 day
​Damp proof course laid and damp proof membrane​1 day
​Drains ready for inspection​1 day
​Roof structure and structural members prior to covering up​1 day
​Occupation if proposed before completion​5 days before
​Completion​2 days 

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