Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Service update

The Building Control Service continues to operate for you during the Coronavirus pandemic.

How to contact us

  • Please use our contact form, please include a telephone number if you want us to call you back
  • If you need to call a Building Control Surveyor, please see our staff contacts page
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Google Analytics

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Google Analytics stores information about what pages on this site you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on while you are here.

Name Description Expiry
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__utmc Records when a users exits our website. 30 minutes
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Hotjar

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iShareMaps

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ASP.NET_SessionId This cookie is set as a session ID  
LASTLAYERSBathNES/banes This cookie is set to remember the last map layer viewed by the user  
LASTMAPBathNES/banes This cookie is set to remember the lst map area viewed by a user  
LASTPARAMSBathNES/banes This cookie is set to remember the last parameters used to display map data  
MYMAPS_OPENPANELS    
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astun:currentLocation This cookie is set to store the address information of the user to allow the user to reuse an address for locating services. 1 month
atLocation This cookie is set to store user location information. 1 month
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Modern Gov

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Jobs

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ASP.NET_SessionId Session Cookie, essential and allows you to log on to the jobs website so that you can manage your account and apply for jobs online. End of Session

Changing Lives

Name Description Expiry
ASPSESSIONIDCASQACCA Session Cookie. End of Session

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