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Building Control Services

Building Control exists to ensure that buildings are designed and built in accordance with the Building Regulations and associated legislation.

The Building Control Service of Newcastle City Council is staffed by a team of experienced, qualified and chartered building control surveyors and structural engineer.


Licensing of Skips Scaffolds and Hoardings

You do need a licence if you intend to place a skip, or erect a scaffold or hoarding on the highway. For more information and to apply for a skip, scaffold or hoardings licence please go to the Licensing of Skips Scaffolds and Hoardings page.


Licensing of Projection over a highway

For more information and to apply a  Projection over a highway licence please go to the Licensing of Projection over a highway page.


Demolition Notices

Demolition Notices are not required for all work, for information on when a demolition notice is not required and how to apply please go to the Demolition Notices page.


Dangerous Structures

Buildings or structures considered to be dangerous can be reported to Building Control, for more information and to report a dangerous structure please go to the Dangerous Structures page.


Street Naming and Numbering

An application for street naming and numbering applies for requests for new street names and requests for new postal addresses. For more information and how to apply please go to the Street Naming and Numbering page.


Safety at Sports Ground

 Safety certificates are required for:
•Sports stadia with a capacity for 10,000 spectators. (designated grounds)
•All premier and football league stadia with a spectator capacity of 5,000. (designated grounds)
•Sports stadia with a capacity for 10,000 spectators. (designated grounds)

 To apply please go to the Safety at Sports Grounds page.


Building Control Fees

To find out Building Control fees please go to our fees page.


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