How to make an application to STG

Click on APPLY ONLINE below and fill in the online Building Regulations Application form and upload your drawings and/or details, or alternatively download the Application Form and Fee Guidance Sheet at the bottom of the page and email your application to us at

Our website Online Application Submission offers quick and easy 24/7 access to essential information and features an area where you can submit, pay and track your application (this requires pre-registration) . The website also has a comprehensive Application Search facility enabling the review of any applications submitted and notifications under the competent persons scheme.Apply Online

What will the cost be?

We set our charges locally within a framework set by Government.  We aim for our charges to be fair and set them at a level to cover our costs only. 

Please download our guidance sheet on our charges found below.  Payment can be made either as part of our online service or a card payment can be taken over the phone, alternatively a cheque can be sent made payable to STG Building Control.


Any other fees

Please note that we may charge additional hourly rate fees for repeated site inspections.  Currently the fee is £63.00 + VAT (£75.60 including VAT) per hour or part thereof.

Any applications that have become inactive for a period of 1 year or more, there will be an administration charge to reactivate the file.  The current fee is £75.60 including VAT.  This information is provided on the paper application forms, notified when submitting an online application and again in the Terms and Conditions which are sent out when an application is processed.  The Terms and Conditions are also available from our website.  


Electronic communication by default

We recommend sending all communications by email where possible.  Any applicant / agent submitting their application online or by email is, by virtue of the The Building (Electronic Communications) Order 2008, agreeing to be communicated with electronically.

All communications can therefore be sent by email throughout the building control process including issuing the decision unless notified otherwise.  This will help to reduce processing costs and staff resources by not communication via post.

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