Building control deals with advice and applications for work in respect of the building regulations.
For more information on building control check out North Lincolnshire building control folder [PDF] (2.49MB).
Find out what services the council's building control offer.
Find a list of various works, when building regulations approval is needed.
Find out how to apply for building regulation approval.
We offer further services to customers for competitive fees these include Standard assesment procedure (SAP) and energy performance certificates (EPC) on new dwellings: Simplified building energy model (SBEM) and EPC on new non-dwellings and code for sustainable homes assessments on new dwellings.
SAP, SBEM and code for sustainable homes
Partnership scheme allows agents to use one council for all their plan checking needs, no matter where the projects are based.
Find out more about our partnership scheme.
Changes to planning
Local authority building control (LABC) have sent out a press release [PDF] (74K) in response to changes in planning to assure that these changes will not effect any aspect of building control.
How do I apply for building regulations?
Application forms for building regulations are needed, which should be filled in and returned to the address below:
Building Control Section
Church Square House
PO Box 42
Tel: 01724 297428
Consult the Building Regulations Fees for the correct pricing on any application.
At a later stage of the application a soakaway information percolation test [PDF] (315K) form may be needed.
Building control policy and service commitment
View the current building control policy.
View the customer service agreement [PDF] (132K).
"The mission of North Lincolnshire building control is a commitment to provide a positive, responsive customer oriented service, which is cost effective and constantly striving to deliver the highest possible quality of service."
Enforcement policy and procedures
The enforcement policy and procedures are in place to ensure that work is carried out in accordance with the relevant legislation. The procedures show how this is achieved.
View the enforcement policies and procedures.
Customer questionnaire and performance indicator results
See archived information for previous years.
View the quarterly results for the customer questionnaire:
1 January to 31 March 2012 customer questionnaire
1 April to 30 June 2012 customer questionnaire
1 July to 30 September 2012 customer questionnaire
1 October 31 December 2012 customer questionnaire
View the quarterly results for the diversity questionnaire:
1 January to 31 March 2012 diversity questionnaire
1 April to 30 June 2012 diversity questionnaire
1 July to 30 September 2012 diversity questionnaire
1 October to 31 December 2012 diversity questionnaire
View the quarterly performance indicator results:
1 January to 31 March 2012 performance questionnaire
1 April to 30 June 2012 performance questionnaire
1 July to September 2012 performance questionnaire
1 October to December 2012 performance questionnaire
You can read the customer newsletters for more information about the service:
Newsletter November 2012
Customer forum minutes:
Complaint about the building control service?
If you want to complain about the building control service, first on 01724 297428. They will try to put things right informally. If you are still not happy with our response write to the complaints coordinator below or alternatively online through our complaints page.
PA to Assistant director,
Places (Planning and Regeneration)
North Lincolnshire Council
Quality assurance - ISO 9001 building control service
The section aims to provide a cost-effective service. It does this without compromising on quality. In July 2003 the British Standards Institute (BSI) assessed the building control management system and it was found to satisfy the requirements. It currently holds BS EN ISO 9001:2008 Quality System Management.
The BSI carries out assessments to ensure we maintain these standards. It carries out the assessments annually.
The advantages of the accreditation include:
- Improved consistency of service
- Targets to aim for in a quality programme
- Customer confidence that the intended quality is being delivered
- Provides a framework for continuous improvement in service delivery.
BS EN ISO 9001:2008 - FS 55756
Building Control Services