Before using our online form, please read the guidance notes relating to submitting a Building Regulations application.

Please refer to our scale of charges or contact us to request a fee quote.

Please note: if the proposed work involves an extension or erection of a new building within 3 meters of a public sewer or public lateral drain, or the works are to buildings other than single private dwellings, a Full Plans application will be required.

Please be aware that we can only accept files up to 10Mb each.

To be able to upload plans you will need Flash to be enabled in your browser. If your system cannot accommodate this, please submit your application and then email your plans to

Any personal information which you provide will be held and used by East Devon District Council for the purpose of processing your Building Regulations application. Your information may be provided to a third party acting on our behalf to process your Building Regulations application. Your information may also be shared within East Devon District Council for the purposes of carrying out our lawful functions. Otherwise your personal information will not be disclosed to anybody outside of East Devon District Council without your permission, unless there is a lawful reason to do so, for example  is necessary for crime prevention or detection purposes. Your information will be held securely and will not be retained for any longer than is necessary. There are a number of rights that are available to you in relation to our use of your personal information, depending on the reason for processing. Further detail about our use of your personal information can be found in the relevant Privacy Notice which can be accessed here.