The Breckland Council Building Control team, are committed to providing you with the best possible service. The Building Regulations are designed to provide for the health and safety of persons in and around buildings, energy conservation and access for all.

Helping you to gain a Building Regulation approval and satisfactory Completion Certificate is the team's primary aim and accounts for approximately 75% of our time, with the other 25% ensuring other statutory and non statutory functions are delivered, such as:-

Our service pledge to you

  • We encourage pre-application discussions
  • We will be pleased to include other Breckland or outside services in application meetings, i.e. Planning, Environmental Health, Fire Service
  • With larger projects we will be pleased to pull a full Development Team together to smooth the path to a satisfactory completion
  • We will check your application and provide an initial response within 15 working days from receipt of a valid application
  • We will issue a decision on your application within the statutory time periods of 5 weeks, or 8 weeks if an extension of time has been requested
  • We will visit your site the same day providing requests are received before 10.30 a.m.

Have your say on our Service Delivery

With your Completion Certificate we will enclose a customer satisfaction survey questionnaire, please take the time to complete and return, we welcome your feedback and your comments will help us to improve our service in the future.


Please click on the link below to find out about the LABC Excellence Awards.

LABC Excellence Awards

LABC Conservatory Guide 2013

Please click on the link below.

LABC Conservatory Guide 2013

LABC Guide to Renovating your home

Please click on the link below for a guide.

Guide to renovating your home

LABC Guide to Extending your home

Please click on the link below for a guide.

Guide to extending your home

Making an electronic submission

Submit-a-Plan enables anyone, with access to the web, to submit Building Control applications electronically to local authorities across the country free of charge.

The five main benefits are:

  1. Free of Charge to use
  2. Open 24 hours a day 7 days a week
  3. No printing or postage required
  4. To register and submit applications is simple
  5. Application progress can be tracked online

To submit your Building Regulations application online visit:

www.submitaplan.com (opens in a new window)

LABC Warranty

LABC Warranty works in partnership with LABC (Local Authority Building Control) to provide you with a complete range of developer services to support construction from start to finish: from residential and non-residential warranties, right through to assessments and testing.

  • 10 year Structural Warranties
  • Code for Sustainable Homes Assessments
  • SBEM Assessments
  • Acoustic Testing
  • Air Pressure Testing

To find out more or obtain a quotation, please contact the LABC Warranty Team at:-

Tel: 0845 054 0505

Web: www.labcwarranty.co.uk (opens in a new window)

LABC Home Warranty

This caters for speculative developers and builders covering conversions, new build and mixed use developments. The product recognises and rewards quality projects with competitive premiums and market-leading terms. Service and support is fast and seamless because of MDIS's experienced, dedicated customer service team.

LABC Social Housing Warranty

A competitive tailored solution covering shared-ownership, rented or key worker accommodation projects. Quality is rewarded with the same advantages given to speculative developers. Cover can be provided for either a 10 or 12 year period.

LABC Self Build Warranty

Designed specifically for individuals building their own homes - both new build and conversions - to provide peace of mind. Quality is rewarded through competitive premiums and excellent service based on MDIS's extensive experience of self build projects.

Last updated: 28/11/2019 10:57:30