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Building control

Cornwall Council Building Control Cornwall Council Building Control

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Building Control ensures:

  • the health, safety, welfare and convenience of persons in and around building
  • the conservation of fuel and power
  • prevention of waste
  • undue consumption, misuse or contamination of water
  • protection of the environment, facilitating sustainable development and prevention of crime
Building Control Info

Guidance and information

Construction is becoming increasingly technical. Our aim is to assist designers, contractors and building owners negotiate the legal and technical requirements of the construction process.

Building Control Training

Latest news and training

Keep up to date with current news and training developments. We provide training regularly across Cornwall including updates on changes to the Building Regulations and bespoke courses.

Planning Validation Checking Service

Do I need building control

Building Regulations apply to most building work. Check whether you need Planning Permission, Listed Building Consent, Demolition in a Conservation Area Consent, and/or Building Regulations

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