Your Local Authority Building Control Service

Local Authority Building Control Team is non-profit making organisation that pride itself in offering the most cost-effective, professional and customer focussed service possible. All of our surveyors are highly experienced and have extensive local knowledge, which enables us to guide our customers from concept through to completion of building projects.

We offer a friendly, efficient and accurate service, with fast turnaround on plan checking and same-day site inspections. We encourage involvement with customer projects at a very early stage to avoid construction omissions on site. We provide a FREE pre-application advice service prior to submitting your full application to resolve any design issues which may cause contraventions to the Building Regulations.

What we can offer:

  • Fixed price quotations.
  • Same-day site inspections.
  • Face-to-face meetings.
  • Early consultation with professionally qualified surveyors, even before you submit your formal application.
  • Telephone application submission service using our BC one2call facility
  • Agreement to commence work within 48 hours of application receipt
  • Local knowledge and experience with access to detailed historical records.
  • Additional services e.g.
    • Energy assessments,
    • Air leakage testing,
    • Domestic water calculations,
    • Domestic structural designs,
    • Close working with relevant Council Departments, the Fire Officer and other Statutory Services.

We turn things around quickly:

  • Same day inspections available
  • Fast and efficient plan checking.
  • Completion certificates issued within 24 hours of satisfactory inspection.

Locally based, Nationwide Delivery

Although we are local, we are also a member of the national Local Authority Building Control organisation (LABC) so:

  • Through partnering we can offer a plans approval service for developments anywhere in England.
  • We can offer a range of warranties to add value to your project
  • We can provide access to a wide range of associated services and expertise through LABC Consult including acoustic testing
  • Eligible for nomination to the Building Excellence Awards

Guides and Information

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Contacting us

Each building control surveyor operates within a certain area throughout the district. 

Please call or e-mail us to arrange site inspections and meetings.

David Jones MRICS - Business Manager Building Control

Marti Voce - Building Control Surveyor

Tony Bleasdale - Building Control Surveyor

Brent Tuffs - Building Control Surveyor

Dave Hughes - Building Control Surveyor

Jan Ayling - Technical Support Officer

Telephone BCone2call

01636 655333

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01636 650000

Building Control
Newark and Sherwood District Council
Kelham Hall
NG23 5QX

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