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Building Control - making an application

Apply for Building Control

Apply for a Building Notice, Full Plans or Regularisation Certificate

We offer 2 simple ways to apply and pay for Building Control services online: 

Our recommended route is to use the free Submit-a-Plan Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Portal to submit your application electronically to any Local Authority in England. Submit-a-Plan is a better option to use if you need to attach detailed drawings to support your application. 

Submit-a-Plan website


At least 1 accurate dimension is required on the plans you submit in order for the system to scale your application.

You can also track the progress of a current application online within Submit-a-Plan, all you need to provide is the application number (e.g. 17/0001) or alternatively the property address.

Alternatively, our in-house online forms  are suitable for simple domestic projects which don't need the submission of detailed drawings or plans.

Telephone applications

We also offer telephone applications for simple types of work which do not involve drawings. This enables customers to submit their application over the phone and make a payment. This service will save you filling in any forms.

If you would like to submit an application over the phone or need further information call 0118 974 6239 for all enquiries for Wokingham, Windsor and Maidenhead and West Berkshire councils.

Building Regulation postal application form

Our single Building Regulation application form is available as either a Building Regulation submission form (Word document) or Building Regulation submission form (PDF document). You can use it to submit either a Full Plans, Building Notice or an Application for a Regularisation Certificate with hard copy drawings. Just tick the relevant box at the top of the form to indicate which type of submission you wish to make.

Send completed postal applications for Wokingham, Windsor and Maidenhead and West Berkshire councils to:

PO Box 1165
Wokingham / Windsor and Maidenhead / West Berkshire Building Control applications
Uxbridge
UB8 9AY

Other postal forms:

The forms below help you to apply for specific aspects of our service.


Search our Building Control 'Tracker' Register

You can search our archive online Building Control Register, which provides details of current and historical building regulation applications. You can also track the progress of your current application and do initial property searches by viewing the archive application information on a specific property within our database. Copies of notices and certificates are available at an additional charge. Please see our Miscellaneous Charges (PDF document) for details. We recommend that you firstly search the relevant archive online register, below, to confirm that we have received an application for the property concerned. You may then choose, between our standard response of 10 working days or, on the payment of an additional charge within 48 hours, to receive copies of any relevant notices or certificates.

All you need to know is the application number e.g. 07/00001 or the property address. You may also carry out a search for a series of applications by street name:  

 
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