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Building regulation fees

The fees are divided into plan and inspection fees, building notice fees and regularisation fees. They are different for each type of work.

Full Plans - The plan fee must be paid on the deposit of the plans with Council.

Inspection Fees - These will be invoiced after the first inspection has been done.

Building Notices - The fee must be paid when the Notice is submitted to the Council.

Disabled - Where work is to provide access and facilities in a building which is for the sole benefit for a disabled person/s, no fee will be needed for these works.

Getting a quote

If you would like a quotation for your proposed works please contact the office on 01792 635619 or 635636.

Type of workTotal (exc VAT)VATTotal (inc VAT)
SAP assessments inc TER, DER & EPC certificates£174.17£34.83£209.00
Code for sustainable home assessments£1967.50£393.50£2361.00
Fire risk assessments (minimum fee)£394.67£78.33£470.00
Water efficiency calculations£86.67£17.33£104.00
Provision of Building Regulation informationn/an/a£27.00

Please note:

Code for sustainable homes assessments - The fee identified above is for a one off  house. Multiple houses will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Fire risk assessments - The fee identified above is for simple conventional buildings. Other buildings will be assessed individually.

SAP and Code assessments - The fee identified above is charged on the basis that all necessary information is provided by the applicant

Paying Your Fees

Fees can be paid by any of the following methods when visiting the office. 

Cheque - Made payable to 'City & County of Swansea'
Credit Card - We can accept Mastercard, Visa, Electron and Maestro

You can send your application by post with a cheque. (Please do not send cash through the post).

We will also accept credit card payment by telephone, but you will be required to submit your application first so that the fee can be worked out. We will then contact you for your details. (Please note that Visa Electron cannot be accepted by telephone).

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