The amount of fees payable to Building Control will be dependent on the nature of work undertaken. Where works do not encompass small buildings, extensions or conversions the fee can be calculated on an “estimated cost of works” basis. The estimated cost should be based on a contractors cost to carry out such work.
Also to know is, can I use private building control?
These days, you can choose to use either a local authority inspector from your local council and run through Local Authority Building Control (LABC), or an inspector from a government-approved private building inspection company. Whether you choose public or private, it pays to contact your building control body early.
Furthermore, how much does a building inspector cost UK?
How much does building regulation approval cost? This can vary according to local authority fee rates and the nature of the work undertaken, but as a rule of thumb most conversion, renovation or extension work will cost around £100 to submit full plans and a further £200-400 for inspections.
How does private building control work?
Building Control's main role is to check the drawings of the proposed work and construction to ensure they comply with the requirements of the Building Regulations as set out in the Government's Approved Documents.
How long does it take to get building regs?