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Building Control

Please be aware that there will be some delays in our response times which is unavoidable at the moment. Building Regulation plan checks are continuing as normal and we are completing inspections using COVID secure measures. For more information about site inspections please see our latest news page.

For more details on our revised processes, please see our FAQs Covid-19 impact on planning processes

Book an inspection

Request an inspection or tell us you are starting work.

We are able to offer next day inspections if booked by 5pm the day before.

Make an application

Complete an application and pay online for full plan and building notice applications.  Charges are payable unless the work provides facilities for disabled persons.

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Isles of Scilly inspections will be pre-booked to fit in with our regular visits to the islands.  Please contact us on 01872 224792 (option 1) to arrange an inspection.

Cornwall Council Building Control offer a thorough plan check and do site inspections.  We work across Cornwall and The Isles of Scilly.

This helps to avoid costly issues arising later.  Our site inspection teams are based in Camborne, Bodmin and Liskeard.  We are able to offer next day inspections if booked by 5pm the day before.

Recent happy customers commented:

‘…thanks for being absolutely brilliant and a breath of fresh air. I'm absolutely determined that this house will be a brilliant case study for you - and that you'll be proud of our work  - we've got such vision for this gorgeous old house and it's going to be a bit of a life achievement to get it over the line. With people like you on hand with the best support and guidance, I know we can achieve this. It's a bit scary but we will make it happen! Thanks again - it's not just a job you do, you've given us an extra boost of confidence that we can do this…’

'I’d like to thank you for the efficient and fast response to a situation which was causing me a great deal of stress'.