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Council tax and benefits information

Due to planned work on systems from 4pm on Thursday 26 Feb we will not have access to personal information on council tax accounts and benefits for several days. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Read general information on council tax and benefits

If your plans do not get building regulation approval

If your plans are not approved you can:

You will only need to seek a determination where you believe the proposals in your full plans application comply with the regulations but we disagree. You may apply for a determination either before or after we have rejected your full plans application. Generally, applications relating to work that is nearly completed cannot be accepted.

A fee is payable for the Secretary of State to make a decision (determination). The fee is half the price of the Plan Fee (excluding VAT) subject to a minimum of £100 and a maximum of £1000.

The Secretary of State will ask us for comments on your application or appeal which will be sent to you. You will then have a further opportunity to comment before a decision is issued by the Secretary of State.