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Two men looking at building design plans. Local authority building control (LABC)

We have the expertise to ensure buildings are safe across England and Wales.

Who are we?

Local Authority Building Control (LABC) represents all local authority building control teams in England and Wales. Our network of 3,000 professional surveyors provide fast, impartial advice and services on a 'not-for-profit' basis to home and property owners, architects, plan drawers, developers, building contractors and other professionals to ensure buildings are safe, healthy and efficient to meet the standards set by the building regulations. We also offer CPD, training events and free guidance to professionals and homeowners.