Make a Building Control application | Sevenoaks District Council

Make a Building Control application

Pre-application advice

If you are not sure if your work requires Building Control permission, please contact our Building Control team and ask for our pre-application advice service.

Telephone applications

If you want help with your application or you are short of time, call us on 01732 227376 and we can take your application over the phone.

Apply by post or by email

Step 1 - Identify your type of application

If you're not sure what type of application you need, view our building control applications or call us on 01732 227376 for advice.

Step 2 - Work out what application fee is due

View our standard application fees

Where the proposed work does not fit in any of the standard fees, or there are multiple elements to the work, please contact us for a building control quote. If the combined floor area of the domestic extension is over 100m2 we may require a builder’s quote for the work.

If you are not sure about which fees are payable please call us on 01732 227376.

Step 3 - Complete your application form

Please download and complete the correct application form.

Full Plans application form (PDF) 

Building Notice application form (PDF)

Regularisation application form (PDF)


Step 4 - Submit your application and make payment

Email your completed form with your plans, specification and calculations to

Alternatively post your form to: Building Control, Sevenoaks District Council, P.O. Box 561, Argyle Road, Sevenoaks, Kent  TN13 9QZ

You can pay in several ways:

  • Make payment online
  • Pay by phone using a debit or credit card by calling us on 01732 227376
  • Pay by cheque. Please include your cheque if you are posting your application form to us

If you decide to withdraw your application for whatever reason, there will be a minimum charge of £50 to cover our administration costs.

If you would like help with your application, call us on 01732 227376.

What happens next?

Once we have received your completed application form and payment, we will check the details and if anything is missing we will contact you within two working days.

When the application has been accepted we will send you an acknowledgement letter with the application number and our surveyor's contact details.