Fees and charges
Fees for building works to non-domestic buildings
|Category||Description||Full plans application (Inc VAT)||Building notice charge (Inc VAT)||Regularisation (VAT exempt)|
|Cost of building work, excluding architect and engineer fees||Plan charge||Inspection charge|
|1||Construction work less than £2,000||£225||Included in plan charge||£325||£325|
|2||Construction work between £2,001 and £5,000||£325||Included in plan charge||£395||£395|
|3||Construction work between £5,001 and £10,000||£180||£180||£450||£450|
|4||Construction work between £10,001 and £20,000||£180||£270||£540||£540|
|Category||Description||Application charge (Inc VAT)||Regularisation (VAT exempt)|
|5||Replacement windows up to 10 units||£135||£135|
|6||Replacement windows 11 to 50 units||£255||£255|
|7||Replacement windows 51 to 100 units||£330||£330|
Other works or works over £20,000
If the work being carried out is not listed in the table above or the estimated cost is over £20,000 please email email@example.com detailing the proposed work and it's commercial value and we will contact you within one working day. You can also contact the following officers between 8.30am-4.45pm Monday to Friday:
- Greg Allen, Building Control Manager: Phone 0151 233 0339 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Kevin Leary, Principal Plan Examiner: Phone 0151 233 0336 or email email@example.com.
Additional site visits
Charges are based on a maximum of 10 site inspections. Not all work will require this many inspections but if more than 10 inspections are required we may make an additional charge based upon an hourly rate.
Where invoices are issued we expect payment within 28 days. If debt recovery exceeds 60 days a default charge for recovery of £125 will be applied in addition to the outstanding amount.
Completion inspections after 12 months
There will be an additional charge of £75 for completion inspections where 12 months have passed since the previous inspection.
How to pay
Once you've submitted your building regulations application, you can pay your fee or invoice:
If you're paying an application fee, you'll need your application reference number.
If you're paying an invoice, you'll need your invoice number.
Over the phone
You can pay over the phone with a debit or credit card by calling 0151 233 3021, quoting your application reference or invoice number, or your name and address if you've sent a paper application.