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THE BUILDING CONTROL SERVICE :

District Councils, through their Building Control Departments, have a statutorybuilding control duty to apply building regulations. These regulations make sure of the safety and health of people in and around buildings. They also protect the environment by stating that buildings must be thermally efficient, energy-efficient and reduce pollution which damages the atmosphere.

There are also regulations which deal with accessibility and improve the quality of life for people with disabilities. Building regulations and Building Control have an important role to play in helping to protect people and the environment.

OUR SERVICE :

In building control we carefully assess proposed work to make sure it meets the regulations. As work progresses on site we inspect it at crucial and important stages. There are a number of routes you can take when making an application to building control.

1. FULL PLANS ROUTE

  • Your application to your Building Control Department which must include :
    • Duplicate copies of plans, location map and site plan
    • Completed application form
    • The estimated cost of the work
    • The appropriate fee
  • We assess the plans to make sure they meet the requirements of the Building Regulations
  • We carry out inspections from start to finish to make sure the works comply with the building regulations.

** Download the Building Regulations Application Form **

2. BUILDING NOTICE ROUTE

In this case we do not need to see plans, only an application form and a location map, and you must Rushmere Shopping Centresend the correct fee amount. At present this applies only to domestic applications to an existing dwelling, for example an extension up to 10m2, internal alterations, or installing a service such as central heating. You can find more details and information by contacting us on our contact numbers in the Contact Workspace.

3. REGULARISATIONS

We can give a certificate of regularisation for unauthorised work you may have already carried out, as long as that work meets with the requirements of the Building Regulations. There are more details and information available on request.

HELPFUL & ACCOUNTABLE

Today, Building Control staff want to help the customer and offer help and guidance to the construction industry, relevant professions and the public on how to meet the requirements of the Building Regulations. Building Control in Northern Ireland is independant of any commercial interests. It is answerable to Council and the public. Anyone using the service pays a fee which means that the department finances itself.

COMPLETION CERTIFICATES

If plans meet the requirements of the regulations we issue an Approval Certificate and, where work is satisfactorily completed, we issue a Completion Certificate. These are important documents in the conveyancing procedure when property is bought or sold.

OTHER SERVICES

Building Control staff in CBC provide other services such as the control of dangerous buildings and structures,  property searches and technical advice.

Attachments:
FileDescriptionFile size
Download this file (Council Report for September 2014.pdf)September 2014 Council Report 111 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for July.August 2014.pdf)July.August 2014 Council Report 126 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for June 2014.pdf)June 2014 Council Report 83 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for April - May 2014.pdf)April.May 2014 Council Report 154 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for March 2014.pdf)March 2014 Council Report 84 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for February 2014.pdf)February 2014 Council Report 100 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for January 2014.pdf)January 2014 Council Report 102 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for December 2013.pdf)December 2013 Council Report 75 Kb
Download this file (November 2013 Council Report.pdf)November 2013 Council Report 87 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for October 2013.pdf)October 2013 Council Report 100 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for September 2013.pdf)September 2013 Council Report 66 Kb
Download this file (July council_report[1].pdf)July 2013 Council Report 80 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for August 2013.pdf)August 2013 Council Report 74 Kb
Download this file (June 2013 Council Report.pdf)June 2013 Council Report 87 Kb
Download this file (May 2013 Council Report.pdf)May 2013 Council Report 85 Kb
Download this file (TYPE APPROVAL lowrez (2) (3).pdf)Type Approval Application Form 329 Kb
Download this file (April 2013 Council Report.pdf)April 2013 Council Report 94 Kb
Download this file (BUILDING REGUATIONS lowrez (3).pdf)Building Control Application Form 99 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for March 2013.pdf)March 2013 Council Report 94 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for February 2013.pdf)February 2013 Council Report 86 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for January 2013.pdf)January 2013 Council Report 82 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for December 2012.pdf)December 2012 Council Report 75 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for November 2012.pdf)November 2012 Council Report 71 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for October 2012.pdf)October 2012 Council Report 85 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for September 2012.pdf)September 2012 Council Report 71 Kb
Download this file (August 2012 Council Report.pdf)August 2012 Council Report 70 Kb
Download this file (July 2012 Council Report.pdf)July 2012 Council Report 75 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for June 2012.pdf)June 2012 Council Report 66 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for May 2012.pdf)May 2012 Council Report 83 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for April 2012.pdf)April 2012 Council Report 68 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for March 2012.pdf)March 2012 Council Report 102 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for February 2012.pdf)February 2012 Council Report 90 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for January 2012.pdf)January 2012 Council Report 95 Kb
Download this file (December 2011 Council Report.pdf)December 2011 Council Report 94 Kb
Download this file (November 2011 Council Report.pdf)November 2011 Council Report 73 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for October 2011.pdf)October 2011 Council Report 71 Kb
Download this file (September 2011 Council Report.pdf)September 2011 Council Report 77 Kb
Download this file (council_report[1].pdf)August 2011 Council Report 68 Kb
Download this file (July 2011 Council Report.pdf)July 2011 Council Report 63 Kb
Download this file (Council Report for June 2011.pdf)June 2011 Council Report 357 Kb
Download this file (Schedule.pdf)April.May 2011 Council Report 106 Kb
Download this file (March 2011 Council Report.pdf)March 2011 Council Report 236 Kb
Download this file (February 2011 Council Report.pdf)February 2011 Council Report 230 Kb
Download this file (January 2011 Council Report.pdf)January 2011 Council Report 105 Kb
Download this file (guidance-notes.pdf)Building Regulations Application Form - Guidance Notes 2470 Kb
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Craigavon Borough Council,  PO Box 66, Lakeview Road, 
Craigavon, Co. Armagh, BT64 1AL
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Tel: +44 (0) 28 38312400 | Fax: +44 (0) 28 38312444
Minicom: +44 (0) 28 38329757
Email: contact.us@craigavon.gov.uk

Irish and Ulster Scots Voicemail Service

The Council now provides an Irish and Ulster Scots voicemail service for any member of the public who wishes to ring using these languages. Simply ring the Council and ask to be put through to the service.  You will then hear a voicemail message in that language and be asked to leave your message.  We will then have your message translated and a response sent.
 
 

 

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