Building control

Between 18-28 February 2020 the Building Control service will be updating its back office systems. We hope to minimise the effect on customers but apologise for any delays in service delivery during this time.

Building Control ensures that building works comply with the health, safety, energy conservation and access for the disabled requirements as laid down in the Building Regulations and Building Acts.

Building regulation approval is the means by which the building control service checks that building work is carried out to the correct standard.

If you are in any doubt about whether or not you need building regulation approval, please email or phone 023 9244 6571 before starting any work.

You might also require planning permission, you can check this by contacting the Planning Department by email or phone 023 9244 6015.

The quickest and easiest way to make building regulation applications is online. You can do this via the Planning Portal, please make sure you select Havant Borough Council when applying.

Apply for building regulation approval

The quickest and easiest way to make a building regulation application is online, you can also make an application by email or post.

You will also need to pay a fee with your application.

New portal in development

To improve our services to customers we are currently updating some of our systems.

Later this year there will be a new portal where customers will be able to submit applications electronically if they prefer not to use the Planning Portal.

You will also be able to pay for your application using the portal.