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How to apply

At the start of any project you must consider whether you need building control approval. To apply you can complete an online application on the Planning Portal.

To help you apply the Planning Portal provides guidance on the application process.

Alternatively, you can download, complete and email your full plans application  or building notice application to


Charge for standard domestic projects and small commercial schemes are:

Some of the information on this page links back to our council website (

Contact information

Building Control

Seaclose Offices
Fairlee Road
Isle of Wight
PO30 2QS

The team can be contacted during the following times - Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm. Officers are primarily based away from the office so please make an appointment if you require an “in person” meeting or before visiting the office