Submit an application

There are several ways to submit a building regulation application.

Online forms

Our online forms are the simplest and quickest way to send your application to us. You can upload drawings, get the price, and pay the fee, all in one go.

The fee for your application will need to be paid at the time of submission. The form will tell you what the required fee is. Our online forms can be used for fees up to £10,000.

Planning Portal

The Planning Portal allows you to submit the form and upload documents.

However, to pay the fee you will need to call us on 01275 884550.

If you have questions about how to use the Planning Portal, contact the Planning Portal online help centre, or you can call them on 0333 323 4589.

By email

Download one of the application forms at the end of this page. Once completed, send it with your supporting documents to the email below.

By phone

You can call us, during office hours, on 01275 884550, one of the team will take your details and get the process started.

By post

Download and print one of the application forms at the end of this page. Once completed, send the following to the address below:

  • your completed application form
  • any supporting documents
  • your fee payment

Any cheques should be made payable to North Somerset Council.

North Somerset Building Control, Town Hall, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1UJ.


To find out what the fee will be, please contact us by calling 01275 884550 or use our fee calculator.

You should also call us if your scheme is for:

  • 11 or more dwellings
  • has an estimated cost of £110,000 or more
  • has a floor area of 300 square meters or more

How to pay

If you don’t use our online forms, the fee can be paid using any of the following options:

  • by using our pay form and selecting ‘Building control fee’
  • by calling us on 01275 884550
  • by cheque, made payable to North Somerset Council