Category Archives: Building Standards

Building Standards: Six top tips for your building warrant applications

Tip 1: give us your and your clients’ email addresses We’ll e-mail you any correspondence to speed up the process. Please make sure the e-mail address you provide is current, legible and spelled correctly. Tip 2: how to get a … Continue reading

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Building Standards: Improving our services – what you can do to help

We’re making marked progress with our service improvements – so far, this quarter, our team has issued first reports within 20 working days for 98% of building warrant applications. 70% of building warrants are being granted within 10 days of … Continue reading

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Building Standards – New futures

We’re committed to investing in people as is key to developing the building standards services which serves our great city. You might have noticed a few changes in our team in recent months. In our recruitment drive, we promoted Daniel … Continue reading

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Planning and Building Standards portal – now back online

You may have already noticed that the planning and building standards portal is now back online. The upgrade has resulted in a number of improvements for us in-house in how we handle planning and building warrant applications. The upgrade has … Continue reading

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Planning and Building Standards systems downtime: 1–7 November

As a follow up to our previous blog post, we can confirm that the Planning and Building Standards systems upgrade will commence on Thursday 1 November with completion expected on Wednesday 7 November. As a reminder, the upgrade will impact … Continue reading

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Planning and Building Standards systems upgrade

An upgrade of the Planning and Buildings Standards systems is planned for early  November this year, with an expected downtime of one full week. The upgrade will result in a number of improvements, such as making it easier to view … Continue reading

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Building standards improvements and recruitment

We’re in the process of making some big improvements in our building standards service to speed up building warrant timescales and to improve the customer experience. We’re looking for talent at all levels to play a key part in these … Continue reading

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