Work to a home, including extensions and loft and garage conversions

Extensions

  

Full Plans application (including VAT) 

Building Notice (including VAT) 

Regularisation (no VAT) 

Plan Charge 

Inspection Charge 

Extension with a floor area not exceeding 15 square metres

£228 

£523 

£782.25 

£978.50 

Extension with a floor area not exceeding 60 square metres 

£270 

£583.75 

£898.75 

£1,122.50 

Extension with a floor area not exceeding 60 square metres 

£305.50 

£613.25 

£971.25 

£1,213.75 

Erection or extension of a nonexempt garage or carport up to 100 square metres 

£189 

£311.75 

£500.75 

£625.75 

Loft or garage conversions

  

Full Plans application (including VAT) 

Building Notice (including VAT) 

Regularisation (no VAT) 

Plan Charge 

Inspection Charge 

Loft conversion not more than 40 square metres 

£255.25 

£528.25 

£890.50 

£1,113 

Loft conversion from 40 to 100 square metres 

£339.25 

£556.50 

£957.50 

£1,197 

Conversion of a garage to a habitable room 

£168 

£278.25 

£455.75 

£570.25 

 

Other work to a home, including underpinning

Table A

Any one of these types of work 

Building notice (including VAT) 

Regularisation (including VAT) 

  • replacement of 1-5 windows and or external doors 

£167 

£208 

  • replacement of 6-10 windows and or external doors or installation of 1 or more rooflights 

  • electrical work other than a re-wire or where certification cannot be provided 

  • cavity wall insulation 

  • installation of a WC 

  • replacement of a defective beam 

  • new door opening 

£194.25 

£243.50 

  • renovation of a thermal element 

  • replacement of 11 or more windows 

  • energy saving system/appliance, i.e. replacement boiler or solar panels (not covered by a competent persons scheme) 

  • removal of loadbearing wall to form a through room with an opening up to 3m in length 

  • removal of a chimney breast 

£239.50 

£297.25 

  • re-roofing 

  • replacement bay windows up to 3 storeys 

  • electrical re-wire 

£294 

£367.50 

 

Table B

Estimated cost of works 

Full Plans application (including VAT) 

Building Notice (including VAT) 

Regularisation (no VAT) 

Plan Charge 

Inspection Charge 

Less than £5,000 

£99.75 

£216.25 

£288.75 

£363.25 

£5,000 to £15,000 

£168 

£346.50 

£566 

£677.25 

£15,000 to £25,000 

£216.25 

£500.75 

£718.25 

£896.75 

£25,000 to £50,000 

£244.75 

£695 

£1,027 

£1,284.25 

£50,000 to £100,000 

£323.50 

£862 

£1,307.25 

£1,634.75 

If you estimate the cost of your building works is over £100,000, please send an email to building.control@brighton-hove.gov.uk 

Building new houses of no more than 3 storeys and not exceeding 300 square metres

New houses

Number of dwelling houses 

Full Plans application (including VAT) 

Building Notice (including VAT) 

Regularisation (no VAT) 

Plan Charge 

Inspection Charge 

£344.50 

£651 

£1,071 

£1,339.75 

£467.25 

£973.25 

£1,579.25 

£1,974 

£506 

£1,302 

£1,997 

£2,497 

£545

£1,624.25 

£2,410.75 

£3,012.50 


For any projects with more than 4 new dwellings, over 3 storeys or exceeding 300 square metres please send an email to building.control@brightonhove.gov.uk 

Non-domestic work – such as alterations and extensions

Estimated cost of works 

Full plans application (including VAT 

Regularisation (including VAT) 

Less than £5,000 

£327.50 

£409.50 

£5,000 to £25,000 

£472.50 

£591.25 

£25,000 to £50,000 

£862 

£1,077.25 

£50,000 to £100,000 

£1,151.75 

£1,439.50 

Fit-out of building up to 100 square metres 

£779 

£973.25 

If you estimate the cost of your building works is over £100,000, please send an email to building.control@brighton-hove.gov.uk.