Research and copying of documents

Building Control Documents

Please contact us if you would like to request the documents, and research services below. We will respond to your request for documents and research within our target 10 working days.

Payment can be made by debit/credit card over the telephone. Please note if you wish to make a payment using a credit card, a commission charge of 1.8% is also payable. This amount will be added to your transaction. Cheques can be made payable to Woking Borough Council.

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Copies of Decision notices Charges

A copy of building control approval or rejection notice post 1999 1.00 Inc. postage
A copy of building control completion certificate/letter archived records pre 1999 7.50 Inc. postage
Produce building control letter pre 1991 15.70 Inc. postage

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Copies of the Plans and charges

  • Building Control documents are not public records and access is restricted to the owner. The copyright remains with the architect/engineer who drew the original plans and in the first instance you will be referred to them. In the case of researching archived records a charge of 36.28 per half hour will be made.

Please note that in instances where Full Plan applications are deposited with the Council, approval documents are issued. Building Notice applications do not get their plans approved, therefore, no approval document is issued.

Also building regulation completion certificate these are only issued for works inspected by the local authority and carried out after June 1992.

We endeavour to meet your requests as soon as possible, but should you wish to discuss any aspect of this notice, please do not hesitate to contact us.