A-Z: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Building Control

Coronavirus update

Our offices are closed, but we are working remotely with a limited service. We won’t be able to process any new Building Regulations applications received by post, or receive any applications at our offices.

We can:

We’re unable to:

  • answer 028 9027 0650 as the office is closed.
  • issue any new building regulations approval or rejection notices on new or recent applications,
  • issue completion certificates where an inspection is necessary,
  • carry out site inspections,
  • accept new property certificate applications.

but we will continue to process applications previously received and currently in the system.

In some instances, you may be able to contact individual surveyors you have been dealing with by mobile or email.

If you have an urgent request, please email:

We will monitor the situation and will share further updates on our plans as soon as they are available.

Application forms

Apply to us for building regulations approval.

Book an inspection

Book a site inspection to make sure it meets building regulations.

Building improvements

Find out about building regulations and whether you need to apply for building regulation approval.

Dangerous structures and dilapidations

Report a dangerous structure or an open and vacant building.

Energy performance of buildings

Information on energy performance certificates, displaying of energy performance certificates, display energy certificates and air conditioning inspection reports.


Fees for domestic and non-domestic work.


Information about radon and how it can affect your building work.

Street naming and building numbering

We're responsible for the naming of streets and numbering of properties in Belfast.

Waste storage guidelines

Guidelines to help make sure homes and businesses are properly designed for waste storage and access.

Contact us
Building control
028 9027 0650 - currently unavailable
Building Control
Ground Floor
Cecil Ward Building
4-10 Linenhall Street

For technical queries email