Local Authority Building Control

Delivering impartial and professional building control services throughout England and Wales.

For Homeowners

Extending, renovating or building your home? Building control gives you peace of mind - find out how we can help you.

For Professionals

Working with you on your projects, we'll guide you through the building regulations from design to completion.

For Members

Local authorities' resources, learning and qualifications, marketing, standards, ISO and consultancy services.

Why choose LABC?

LABC brings together all the building control expertise, skills and resources from over 3,500 professionals working across every local authority in England and Wales. We work with homeowners, designers, professionals in construction and manufacturers to ensure building projects achieve the standards defined in the building regulations.

Getting it right is as easy as LABC!

Registration schemes

Local Authority Building Control (LABC) has a number of registration schemes where we seek to streamline the construction process for manufacturers, installers, developers, building control surveyors and the end users of buildings.

Our schemes are LABC Registered Details, the Partner Authority Scheme and Registered Construction Details.

Local query? Contact your local team.

Our national network of surveyors deliver building control services to you locally. We're impartial and here to protect you. 

What services can LABC provide for you?

We provide a variety of important services ranging from fire risk assessments and engineering to energy and sustainability advice, testing and calculations. Working through local councils allows us to offer competitive rates and an efficient, attentive service. We're here to help.

Building Regulations guidance and documents

The Building Regulations ensure all buildings are safe, healthy, inclusive and high-performing.

Our guidance section includes the full suite of English and Welsh Approved Documents, technical resources and expertise to help with your building projects and meeting the requirements of the Building Regulations.