Applications and charges

There are different types of Building Control consent applications depending on the nature and status of your project. 

We accept the following application types:

You can apply by email or post. You can also use the Planning Portal to submit Building Notice, Full Plan, and Regularisation applications. We recommended the online submission of applications because this helps us provide a faster more responsive service. 

How to pay for your application

Refer to the Building Control charges booklet (pdf, 348kb) for an up to date list of application charges. We prefer payments to be made by card.

Privacy statement

Southwark Council uses your personal data to process building regulation applications. The building regulations require us to do this. The council does not need your permission and failure to tell us your information may mean that we cannot process your application.
Your personal information will only be used by our Building Control team, and will be destroyed after 15 years.

If you're concerned about how the council is using your data, contact our Data Protection Officer via or on 020 75525 5000. More information about your rights is available on our website, or via the Information Commissioner (

Page last updated: 28 September 2022

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