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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 know your Building Inspector then use the following details:


​Carl Scott


+44 (0) 1534 448437

​Craig Chamberlain


​+44 (0) 1534 448484

​Rickie Highfield

​+44 (0) 1534 448463

​​Dan Smith

​+44 (0) 1534 448429

​​David Hallam

​+44 (0) 1534 448431

​Gary Weaving

​+44 (0) 1534 448404

​John Gillies

​+44 (0) 1534 448419

​John MacPherson

​+44 (0) 1534 448422

​​John MacPherson


​+44 (0) 1534 448496

You can find the notice period required 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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