Contact Building Control

You can contact our team via:

Phone: 01273 292 050
Address: Building Control, Hove Town Hall, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 3BQ

When you can expect to hear from us

After you submit your application, we'll contact you to discuss paying your fees.

After you've paid and your application has been validated, we'll send you an acknowledgement letter and let you know who to contact if you have any questions.

Technical enquiries

For more detailed or technical advice on carrying out building works, please email Our building control surveyors aim to respond within 5 working days.

Booking a site inspection

Find out how to book an inspection.

What to do if you have concerns or want to make a complaint

If you have any concerns or questions about how the service is managed, please contact

If you wish to make a complaint about our service, please use the council’s online complaint form.