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Partner Authority Scheme

Bath & North East Somerset Building Control Section has adopted the Partner Authority Scheme. This Innovative and practical approach to obtaining Building Regulations approval eliminates inconsistency, uncertainty and delays. There are no additional charges under the new scheme.

The scheme allows a company to partner with a local authority of its own choice. The partner authority will deal with all aspects of design including:

  • plans examination
  • pre-application advice
  • all necessary consultations, including the Fire Service, wherever the project is located within England and Wales

Site inspections will be carried out by the local authority for the build site, but in close liaison with the partner authority.

The scheme is suitable for all developers that build across a wide geographic area. Architects and design and build contractors can also benefit from the scheme.

As with all new building, you must submit a Application for building control approval with full plans form.

For further information on this scheme, please contact the Building Control Section.

Building Control's Partners

Bath & North East Somerset Building Control are pleased to be partnered with the companies, architectural practices and designers below.

Aaron Evans Architects
AES Design
Agrarian Ltd
Alexandra Cork Home Designs
BBA Architects
Benett Dlugiewicz Date
Breen Meta Architects
Brewster Architectural Designs
Carter Hughes Davies
Casa Architects
CMS Group
Crossman Homes
DPDS Consulting
David Brain Partnership
David Minnett
Designscape Architects
D R Mills & Associates
Esmond Murray Architects
Fiona Darey Architecture & Interiors
Gledhill Walker Architects
Gould Architects
Hetreed Ross Architects
Hewitt Studios LLP
Hill Construction (SW)
Independent Vet Care
Innes Wilkin Associates
JL Architects
John Blake Architect
Lansdown Design
Llewellyn Harker Architects
Martin Blake Associates
Moon Design & Build
Mori Architects
Nash Partnership
Nigel Spragg
Simon Morray-Jones Architects
SM Harris & Associates
Steve Pierce Architect
SRA Architects
Stuart Thompson Design
whiteBOX architects