Industry updates

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 12.00 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:

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:

  • safe
  • accessible
  • 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: