Building control fees and charges

Our charges are set on a cost recovery basis and there are standard charges which cover most types of building work. Charges are payable for all types of applications unless your work provides disabled new facilities.

For a quote on domestic or non-domestic fees please email buildcon@plymouth.gov.uk or call 01752 304343.

Domestic works include: 

  • New houses 
  • Extensions 
  • Loft conversions 
  • Garages and carport 
  • Installation of micro generation/renovation of a thermal element 
  • Replacement windows/doors (non-competent person scheme) 
  • Solid fuel and gas appliances 
  • All other work

Building work for a disabled person

Building work carried out solely for the benefit of a disabled person is exempt from building regulations charges. If you're claiming an exemption from charges on behalf of a disabled person please complete the declaration below:

 Building regulations disability eligibility declaration [PDF, 139KB]

How to pay

You can make a payment by card payment, telephone (01752 304343) or cheque (made payable to Plymouth City Council).