Welcome to Kent Local Authority Building Control

Kent Building Control brings together the local authority building control departments of Ashford, Dartford, Dover, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Shepway, STG Building Control Partnership (includes Canterbury, Gravesham, Medway and Swale), Thanet, Tonbridge & Malling and Tunbridge Wells into one county wide partnership.

By sharing knowledge, resources and expertise throughout the county we can seek to ensure high standards in construction through a modern, professional, cost effective and flexible service to everyone.

Our Services

Our services

We can help you with application advice, site inspection requests, demolitions or dangerous structures

Forms and Fees

Forms and fees

View and print our applications and fees. Including Full Plans and Building Notice application forms

Contact Us

Contact us

Contact us by phone, email or send us information in the post

Approved Documents

Approved documents

View all the Building Regulations online or download and print them for your records

Video Guides

Video guides

These video guides are designed to help you through your home improvement project



Information relating to the Building Regulations that you can reference or download

General Advice

General Advice

For advice on the Building Regulations

Site Inspections

Site Inspections

When you can start work and what needs to be inspected

Latest News

Building Control news

For all the latest news on the Building Regulations



If you intend to demolish the whole or part of a building, you may need to inform us

Dangerous Structures

Dangerous structures

What is a dangerous structure and how to report one

Got a Question

Questions and answers

If you have a question, check out our Question and Answers

Linked Services

Linked services

We can offer a number of linked services, including, SAP ratings, EPC's and fire risk assessemnts

Partnering Scheme

Partnering Scheme

Work with the people you know and trust to work in partnership you throughout the county

Planning Permission

Planning permission

Before carrying out building work check to see if you need planning permission