Gloucestershire Building Control Partnership

Building Control Inspections

The Building Regulations stipulates key stages in any building project where the Partnership should be notified. These are called statutory notifications. In addition we request notification at floor level and roof structure.

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Statutory Notifications

Commencement of work - at least two clear working day's notice


We will inform you when we acknowledge receipt of your application of the stages we wish to be notified. Inspection requests received before 15:00pm (weekdays) will be scheduled for the next day or the day requested, where possible.


Building Control Inspections:


Please book inspections either by email to

or using our on-line Building Control Request Form 

or by downloading and using the LABC App

or by sending a text, simply text the word Site followed by your site address, name and the inspection type required to:

07851 729 229

E.g. - SITE - 2020/1234 - 1 Ebley Mill, GL5 4ZZ - foundations - Dave



Inspection requests received before 15:00pm (weekdays) will be scheduled for the next working day, where possible. The Area Building Control Surveyor will give you a call before visiting site, with an approximate time the visit will take place. Please supply the following information to assist with your booking: Reference Number, Site Address, Your Name, Contact Telephone Number and Inspection being requested.



Completion Inspection:

Completion inspections are booked on the next available day. You will be informed of the time of the inspection on the day of the appointment.

Completion certificates

When your work is finished and a satisfactory final inspection has been carried out we will issue you with a completion certificate. These certificates are valuable evidence to show that the work has been checked for compliance with the Building Regulations. A completion certificate will be needed when selling your property or when raising finance so make sure you ask for a final inspection and get a completion certificate.

To ensure prompt issuing of the completion certificate the following tests and/or commissioning certificates may be requested by the Building Control Surveyor depending on the type of building and the extent of the work being undertaken:

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Latest news release published: 28/04/2021