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Advice on building regulations, accessibility, demolitions and dangerous structures.

The first step is to request a quote for the work that you wish to undertake. Once we have supplied you with a quote you can submit your Approval With Full Plans, Building Notice or Regularisation online.
A charge is payable when you submit a Building Regulations application to the Council. The amount of the charge payable depends on the work which is to be carried out. To request a quote please contact our Building Control team.
Building Regulations require that you or your builder notify the local council at various stages so that the work can be inspected.
Ipswich Borough Council has the legislative power to deal with buildings and structures which are a danger to the public.
Find out what you need to do if your Approved Inspector is no longer able to carry out their building control function for controllable work.
In accordance with the Building (Local Authority Charges) Regulations 2010 and LABC Member Guidance on the Publication of a Building Regulation Charges Scheme, Ipswich Borough Council is giving notice of an amendment to it's existing charge scheme.
When undertaking your development project it is important to consider the health and safety implications that your planned works may have.


Contact Details

Building Control,
Ipswich Borough Council,
3W Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 432000

Monday to Friday 08:30 - 17:00

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01473 433444

After 17:00 and weekends (for out of hours emergencies only)