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.

Approved Inspector insurance information

Have you been affected by the expiry of your Approved Inspector's insurance? Find out what to do if they are no longer covered and read our FAQs.

LABC Assured

Get LABC Assured certified status for your product, system or house type to prove compliance with building regulations 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 over 3,700 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!

Develop your skills and competency with training and qualifications

Our continuing professional development and accredited courses are continuously updated by industry experts to stay in line with changes to building regs.

Local query? Contact your local team who'll be happy to help.

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