New application fees effective from 1st April 2017
Our updated fees schedule will take effect from 1st April 2017. A copy of the amended fee schedule can be found below.
View new Building Regulation fees effective from 1st April 2017
Building Control Seminar 12th May 2017
We are hosting a seminar by Knuaff insulation at the Council Offices on 12th May 2017. The seminar will begin at 12 noon and will cover Knauff’s new Omnifit multi-purpose and DriTherm 32 full fill cavity insulation range. The presentation will last approximately one hour and the building control team will be on hand to answer any general enquires thereafter. There is no charge for the seminar, which includes a complementary buffet lunch, and if you are interested in attending please contact Building Control on 01594 812360.
Safety in the home
Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service provide:
- tips on fire safety in your home including smoke alarms
- a free home safety check
- Visit the Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service website
Party Wall Act
If you are carrying out building work close to the boundary or party wall to your property, please check the following information about the Party wall act:
Local Authority Building Control (LABC)
We are a member of Local Authority Building Control (LABC) which represents local authority building control in England and Wales.
It promotes the design and construction of buildings that meet the Building regulations and are:
- environmentally efficient
They provide useful services for building professionals including:
- guidance notes
- new home warranties
Guidance on home improvements
We have produced guidance documents on the following home improvements - please view: