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 £217 £498 £745 £932
Extension with a floor area not exceeding 60 square metres £257 £556 £856 £1069
Extension with a floor area not exceeding 60 square metres £291 £584 £925 £1156
Erection or extension of a nonexempt garage or carport up to 100 square metres £180 £297 £477 £596

Loft/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 £243 £503 £848 £1060
Loft conversion from 40 to 100 square metres £323 £530 £912 £1140
Conversion of a garage to a habitable room £160 £265 £434 £543.00

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

£159

£198

  • 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

£185

£232

  • 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
£228 £283
  • re-roofing
  • replacement bay windows up to 3 storeys
  • electrical re-wire
£280

£350

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 £95 £206 £275 £346
£5,000 to £15,000 £160 £330 £539 £645

£15,000 to £25,000

£206 £477 £684 £854
£25,000 to £50,000 £233 £662 £978 £1223
£50,000 to £100,000 £308 £821 £1245 £1557

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
1 £328 £620 £1020 £1276
2 £445 £927 £1504 £1880

3

£482 £1240 £1902 £2378
4 £519 £1547 £2296 £2869

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 £312 £390
£5,000 to £25,000 £450 £563
£25,000 to £50,000 £821 £1026
£50,000 to £100,000 £1097 £1371
Fit-out of building up to 100 square metres £742 £927

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