Submit your application

We would prefer you to make a Building Regulation application by using Submit-a-Plan.

This is a third party website that allows you to make applications to many Councils, therefore when prompted, please make sure you select North West Leicestershire District Council.

Please do not send applications via e-mail.

If you are unable to access Submit-a-Plan,then please contact the Building Control and Land Charges Team on 01530 454692 between 08:45am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays)

Fees and Charges

Please make sure that you have agreed application fees before making an application, this will help speed up the processing of your application.

Payment of Fees

To make payment using a credit or debit card, please telephone 01530 454692 between 08:45am and 5:00pm Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays). Alternatively please send a cheque, made payable to North West Leicestershire District Council (or NWLDC), to:-

North West Leicestershire District Council
Building Control & Land Charges Team
Council Offices
LE67 3FJ

Please make sure that we can match your cheque to an application by writing the site address on the back of the cheque, and the words “Building Control”.

Data Protection Act 2018

The information you provide will be used for the purposes of your Building Regulation application and will be made available to other Council services to allow the authority to provide "joined up" service provision including enforcement.

 It will also be made available to other organisations that have a statutory duty to perform with regards to your project, and any organisation appointed by the Council to assist in the Building Regulation process, e.g. external plan checkers, consultant engineers, etc.

You or your agent’s data may be passed onto companies that support our Building Control team, and who provide third party services that you may find beneficial that directly relate to your project, e.g. structural warranty providers for new homes, and sound insulation specialists.

Certain information will be published on the Councils website to facilitate Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Regulation requests from members of the public. The Council may publish on its website documents which are not considered to be personal data.

Information relating to agents and builders may be held centrally and used by the team or LABC to advise them of changes to legislation, service improvements, seek customer feedback, and general marketing initiatives.

The paper case file will be destroyed on completion of the project. Computer records will be kept indefinitely subject to a change in retention policy.

This data is under the control of the Council. if you wish to know what personal data is held about you, then you can make a Subject Access Request

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