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Building Control Inspections

What needs to be inspected?

Every application will be given a service plan which highlights exactly the inspections Building Control need to carry out before a Completion Certificate can be issued.

 

Typical examples of stages where inspections are needed include:

 

  • Commencement of works
  • Excavated Foundations
  • Reinforcing to designed foundations such as rafts and ground beams
  • Hard core ground floors (over-site)/Beam and Block floors
  • Damp proof courses
  • Floor joists
  • Roof timbers
  • Drains
  • Drains test
  • Fire stopping
  • Steel beams
  • Completion

 

How to book a Building Control inspection

 

Inspection requests received before 10am can usually be carried out that same day (excluding weekends and Bank Holidays).

 

The following information should be provided to ensure visits are able to be carried out.

 

  1. The full site address and a contact telephone number
  2. The application number
  3. The work to be inspected
  4. The date inspection is required
  5. Your name and company

 

By Telephone

 

Requests for inspection may be left on our inspection hot line service 24 hours a day by calling 01234 718082 and leaving a message on the answer phone.

 

By email

 

Requests for inspections can be made by emailing hotline@bedford.gov.uk or buildingcontrol@bedford.gov.uk  

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