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The Building Control team would like to invite you and your colleagues to a free CPD Seminar on:

'A guide to sprinkler alternatives for domestic fire protection' Courtesy of Plumis

The Plumis CPD covers a wide range of core topics. We feel these are important to the Continuous Professional Development of:

  • Architects
  • Building Suveyors
  • Structural Engineers and
  • Specifiers

This CPD objective is to provide sufficient knowledge to make an informed decision on applications to use Automist, in situations where a residential sprinkler or domestic water-mist active fire protection solution is proposed.

The seminar will cover the following items:

  • The origin of Automist
  • Fit with the Regulations - Approved Document B
  • What is Automist?
  • Testing
  • Layouts and applications
  • Personal protection system

Dates and Venues:

  • Thursday 15 February 2018 08.30 - 10.30
    Room GW:03 Dolcoath Avenue Camborne, TR14 8SX
  • Thursday 15 February 2018 13.00- 15.00
    Trelawney Room New County Hall Treyew Road Truro TR1 3AY
  • Friday 16 February 2018 08.30 - 10.30
    Room 2 Chy Trevail Beacon Technology Park Bodmin,  PL31 2FR

Refreshments will be provided

To book your place please email or phone Michelle Heyes 01209 614469 or Sue Truscott 01726 223481

We look forward to meeting you at this event

Barn conversion at Hinterland House, Northpetherwin, Launceston, Cornwall won at the 2017 LABC Building Excellence Awards Grand Final.

For more details visit National LABC Awards 2107.

Regional Building Excellance Awards 2018

Entries for 2018 are now open

The LABC Regional Building Excellence Awards are the largest business awards in the UK.

Our network covers all local authorities in England and Wales. It is split into 12 regions, each of which holds their own regional awards.

Anyone involved in a construction project can submit an entry to the relevant region. These include:

  • building control surveyors
  • builders
  • architects
  • designers and
  • anyone else involved in a construction project

These are then reviewed and shortlisted by a panel of judges.

Shorlisted entries will be invited to attend the regional awards. Winners will be invited to attend the Grand finals which are held in London and attract over 700 guests.

Follow the link to enter your nomination:

LABC Awards

Our new telephone system is now live. This is part of our drive to continually improve the service that we provide to you.

For all enquiries please contact the Building Control Team on telephone number 01872 224792.

The 01209 614420 and 01208 265658 will no longer be in use. For a short period of time there will be an automated message providing you with the correct number and asking you to redial.

The 01872 224792 number contains a new Intelligent Voice Routing (IVR) telephone dialling system. This will have 5 options for you to choose from:

Option 1 – To book an inspection or report a dangerous structure
Option 2 – To make an application or to find out if you need to make an application
Option 3 – To make a payment
Option 4 – For all technical enquiries
Option 5 – For anything else

We are confident the new system will improve our service to you. It will ensure that your call is directed to the most appropriate officer to action your request.

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You can now book your inspections through the LABC App. Simply visit Apple App Store or Google Play Store to download the free app.

You will only need to fill in your details on the app once. You can then use the boxes provided to let us know where and when you would like an inspection.

The app also has a link to call us directly.

For more information visit

Building Control provide training regularly across Cornwall. These include updates on changes to the Building Regulations. If you would like bespoke training on the Building Regulations or relevant topics please contact us to discuss your requirements.