Welcome to Canterbury City Council Building Control

The Building Control Team at Canterbury City Council has a wealth of knowledge and experience, and prides itself on providing an efficient, cost effective service.

Benefits of using our service include

  • Qualified Building Control surveyors
  • Local knowledge
  • Impartial advice
  • Responsive local team
  • Pre-application advice
  • Site inspections
  • Completion certificates
  • Technical expertise

Got a Question

Questions and answers

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

Our Services

Our services

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

Contact Us

Contact us

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

Application Forms

Application forms

Full Plans, Building Notice, Exempt Buildings, Regularisations or Demolition Notices

Approved Documents

Approved documents

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

Application Search

Search Building Regulations applications

Search for current and past information relating to your Building Control applications

Dangerous Structures

Dangerous structures

What is a dangerous structure and how to report one



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

Video Guides

Video guides

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

Extending Your Home

Guide to extending your home

Guidance when you plan to extend your home

Latest News

Building Control news

For all the latest news on the Building Regulations

Planning Permission

Planning permission

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