Making a building regulation application

Full Plans Application

Apply for a full plans application

Apply online for a Full plans application

A full plans application can be used for all types of building work. It requires you to submit detailed plans, specifications and, where needed, calculations to the Council. These are then checked to make sure the design meets the requirements of the Building Regulations.

If your application is successful, an approval notice will be issued to you. If it is not, a letter will be sent to you or your agent (if you are using one). Which will explain what further information needs to be provided or how the plans need to be altered. Once the plans have been correctly altered, an approval notice will be issued to you.

When works start on site, you can be sure that as long as you build in accordance with the approved plans the work will comply with the Building Regulations. You will also need to inform the Council when you intend to start work. Please see Site inspections for more information.

You can also download a Full plans PDF application form

Please be aware if you are downloading a copy of the application form you will need to supply

  • Two copies of the application form
  • Two copies of the architectural drawings and construction specification
  • An extra copy of the drawings may be needed for non-residential works

For information on Costs, please see our Fees and Charges