Make an application
Applications for High-Rise Buildings
Please note that from the 1st October 2023 the Building Safety Regulator is the Building Control Authority for building work relating to the following buildings:-
- A residential building (2 or more residential units) with a top floor that is 18m or above ground level, or at least 7 storeys
- Hospitals or care homes with a top floor that is 18m or above ground level, or at least 7 storeys
If your project involves the erection, extension, or alteration of the above, then please go to the Building Safety Regulators website to make your application.
Central Building Control Applications
There are two ways to make an application – either online or through the post – both routes cost the same.
If your plans are available electronically (PDF format or similar), you can submit an application online.
- Building control approval (Full Plans)
- Building notice application
- Building notice for electrical work
- Building notice for replacement windows & doors
- Regularisation certificate
- Notice of intention to demolish a building
Please note: If you have already made an application, do not use this process to submit amended plans or additional information. Simply email the information to our team quoting your building regulation or demolition application number.
We prefer you to make your application electronically using the links above. If however you would like to make a paper application, then please contact our support team by email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0300 111 8035. Completed forms should be posted with the application fee to:
Central Building Control Partnership
District Council House
Check our building regulation fees on our fees and charges page to find out the cost of the application. If you are unsure about the fee, please call us and we can calculate it for you.
The easiest way to pay is to make a secure online payment. Please note, payments are made via Lichfield District Council’s website.Pay a building control invoice Make a building control payment
You can also pay by card or cheque. All cheques should be made payable to Lichfield District Council, who administer Central Building Control Partnership.
If paying by card, please call us on 0300 111 8035 after 10am and we can take the payment over the phone.
Once all stages have been inspected and meet building regulations, the project will be completed and we will issue the completion certificate. This is an important document which you will use to demonstrate to future purchasers, insurers, warranty providers, solicitors, etc that the work meets the legal requirements of the building regulations.