Record of Officer Decision - Building Control Scheme of Charges
Decision Maker: Assistant Director for Technical Services
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Building Control service helps provide
assurance that work which falls within the scope of the Building
Regulations meets the standards set out within the regulations and
associated documentation. Whilst it remains the responsibility of
those undertaking the work to achieve the required standard the
Building Control service provides advice and inspects work to help
ensure compliance. The service is able to take enforcement action
Those using the service do so under a user pays principle, the cost for each ‘application’ is calculated individually using the hourly rate and estimated time required to deliver the service. The proposed increase has been carefully determined to allow for full cost recovery.
Appendix A contains a proposed updated Scheme of Charges, which outlines our methods of charging and assessing services fees. This is available on the council website.
The updated Scheme of charges and associated hourly rate will decision will come in to force on the 01/04/2021.
Contact: Natalia Thomas-Alvarez, Building Control Manager Email: Natalia.Thomas-Alvarez@herefordshire.gov.uk.
Publication date: 23/02/2021
Date of decision: 23/02/2021