Building regulation approval is required for most types of building work.
Types of application
There are three types of application that you can make:
- commercial, industrial or larger domestic projects: plans are drawn up make a full plans application.
- small scale domestic work: a building notice
- work that has already been carried out without building regulation consent where permission is now being sought: a regularisation application would need to be submitted for consideration.
How to apply
If approval is required for the proposed work, please complete and submit the relevant application form availble form the documents section below.
You can also submit applications on line by registering with submit-a-plan.
How to submit
Please send your completed application form by email to:
- For the Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council area: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- For the Burnley Borough Council area: email@example.com.
Alternatively, you can submit applications on line by registering with submit-a-plan.
How to pay
A fee is required as part of your building regulations application. The fee is determined on the type of work you propose to carry out.
Please consult the current scale of charges to establish which fee must be paid.
Payment may be made by credit or debit card by telephoning the office between 8.30am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
- Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council: 01254 505022
- Burnley Borough Council: 01282 477269
Please be aware that your proposed building work might also need planning permission.