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Building control news

Building Control Charges Reviewed

From 8 April 2013 a new schedule of charges comes into effect. Whilst some fees have increased others have been adjusted downwards.
This is because we have carried out a comprehensive review to ensure the the fees accurately reflect the costs of the service in order to ensure that we fully comply with the Building Regulations Charges Regulations 2010.

If you have any questions regarding fees for your project or require an individual quotation please do not hesitate to contact us on 01271 388282.  

Building Control Manager retires.

On October 5 2012 after 18 years service in Building Control we said goodbye to Steve Peers as he retires from North Devon Council.  We wish him all the best and a long and happy retirement.

Senior Surveyor Mike Tucker has now become the Building Control Team Leader and would be happy to discuss Applications, Partnerships and quotes for work. He can be contacted on 01271 388400 and our Admin Department can be contacted on 01271 388282.

In October 2011 SWW took over responsibility for Lateral Drains as well as Sewers.

Please note the following:
It is the responsibility of property owners to make diligent enquires to determine whether the drainage in the vicinity of any proposed development is a public sewer or lateral drain under the control of the Water Authority and seek their consent to the "build-over" prior to construction. SWW Tel No 0800 169 1144.

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