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.


We keep our members abreast of changes to the building regulations, expand their knowledge with our CPD pathways and provide formal accredited qualifications, including an apprenticeship degree with the University of Wolverhampton. 

What will your career in building control look like?

Do you have an interest in buildings or experience in construction? Looking for a career with a good work/life balance? Discover the path your building control career could take.

LABC Assured

LABC Assured provides registered status for your product, system or house type shared by all local authorities in England and Wales. It links with testing house certification and manufacture data to provide defined compliance statements on building regulations interpretation and standards. Or you can search our current database for registered products.

Why choose LABC?

LABC brings together all the building control expertise, skills and resources from around 4,000 professionals working across every local authority in England and Wales. Our local teams work alongside homeowners, designers, professionals in construction and manufacturers providing the regulatory building control service you can trust.

Getting it right is as easy as LABC!

Local query? Your local team is there for you

Our national network of surveyors (like this surveyor from Purbeck District Council) deliver building control services to you locally. We're impartial and here to protect you and your project.