Explains what to do if you want to carry out demolition works, what does not require demolition notice, what are the requirements of demolition and is there a charge.
If you intend to demolish the whole or part of a building you are legally required to to inform building control(subject to certain exemptions).
You must clearly specify the building to which it relates and the area of demolition.
The Building Act 1984 contains provisions that enable local authorities to control demolition works for the protection of public safety and to ensure adjoining premises and the site are made good on completion of the demolition. A notice of conditions is issued that require certain works to be undertaken to achieve these aims.
Once we receive an application for demolition works, we will issue a counter notice, and undertake site visits to ensure the demolition is carried out safely. The fee for a demolition application is £220.
Copies of the demolition notice will also be sent to:
You can submit an application for demolition works using the form below:
Demolition Notice Application Form 2014 (pdf 48kb opens in new window)
Notification of a demolition is not required where:
a demolition order under the Housing Act 1985 has been served.
You may be required:
Yes. The current charge is £220.