Decision details

Building Control (Discretionary) Fees and Charges 2023/24

Reference: D1405

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Sustainable Growth and Economy

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The report details a revised set of Fees and Charges for the Building Control Service, and seeks approval for their introduction from 1st April 2023.


a)To approve the revised Fees and Charges for 2023/24 as detailed in Appendix 2
b)To approve the price revisions to be introduced from 1 April 2023.

Reasons for the decision:

To contribute to the delivery of a balanced budget both in 2023/24 and in the medium term, and satisfy statutory requirements.

Alternative options considered:

An alternative percentage increase for inflation could have been applied or no increase at all. This however would not have been in consideration of the proposed Medium Term Financial Plan or current CPI inflation measures.

Publication date: 27/03/2023

Date of decision: 27/03/2023

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