Building Control Application Form and Fees
Amendment to Scheme for the Recovery of Building Regulation Charges and Associated Matters
In accordance with Regulation 12 (Publicity) of the Building (Local Authority Charges) Regulations 2010, Boston Borough Council publicise the amended Scheme for the Recovery of Building Regulation Charges and Associated Matters.
Date amended scheme comes into effect: 1 December 2023
The amended Scheme for the Recovery of Building Regulation Charges and Associated Matters may be inspected (during office) hours at the following address:
Reception, Boston Borough Council, Municipal Buildings, West Street, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 8QR
Date: 20 November 2023
A valid application must be made to the local authority before the start of building work.
This may take the form of a full plans application, or in certain cases a building notice.
In either case the correct fee must be included before the application can be accepted.
See 'downloads' for forms and charges.
If assistance is required please contact the building control office on (01205) 314295.
Reimbursement for support provided to the Building Safety Regulator
From 1st October 2023, The Building Safety Regulator's (BSR) will have three main functions:
- leading implementation of the new regulatory regime for higher-risk buildings (which includes high-rise buildings);
- helping and encouraging the built environment industry and building control professionals to improve their competence and organisational capability; and
- overseeing the safety and standards of all buildings.
Local Authority building control bodies will support the BSR in the performance of its relevant functions under Building Safety Act 2022 (BSA 22) and will be reimbursed for the relevant authority's costs of complying with a request or direction under Section 13 of the BSA 22.
Reimbursement is based on an hourly rate for the time of the relevant authority in assisting the BSR.
Boston Borough Council's hourly rate is £57.45.