Chelmsford City Council

Book a site inspection

So that you can get building control approval, we will inspect the work at pre-defined stages.

You can check your Inspection Service Plan to find out which stages need an inspection, or look on the Planning Portal.
   

You can book a site inspection yourself, or ask your builder or architect completing the work to book it on your behalf.

You can book an inspection:

  • online
  • using the app
  • by phone

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We carry out site inspections Monday to Friday, between 10:30am and 2:30pm. We can’t give you a specific time slot for your inspection, but will try to fit in with what is happening on site. 

If you want a same day inspection, you will need to make your booking before 10am.

To book a site inspection, you will need:

  • the name and contact details of the site contact
  • the address of the site where you need the inspection
  • information about the type of inspection you need
  • your preferred inspection date
      

You can download the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) app and use it to request site inspections.

You can download the app for:

The app is free to download and use, but data charges may apply.

We carry out site inspections Monday to Friday, between 10:30am and 2:30pm. We can’t give you a specific time slot for your inspection, but will try to fit in with what is happening on site. 

If you want a same day inspection, you will need to make your booking before 10am.

When you first use the app, you will need to enter your details so we know who the request has come from.

If GPS or location is active on your device, the app will know where you are when you send the request. 

To book a site inspection, you will need:

  • the address of the site where you need the inspection, if different to your location
  • information about the type of inspection you need
  • your preferred inspection date
Once we receive your request, we will email you to confirm.
  
  

You can book a site inspection by calling 01245 606431.

We carry out site inspections Monday to Friday, between 10:30am and 2:30pm. We can’t give you a specific time slot for your inspection, but will try to fit in with what is happening on site. 

If you want a same day inspection, you will need to make your booking before 10am.

To book a site inspection, you will need:

  • the name and contact details of the site contact
  • the address of the site where you need the inspection
  • information about the type of inspection you need
  • your preferred inspection date
      

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