Essential maintenance

We will be completing maintenance on Saturday 24 October and Saturday 25 October 2020 to improve our online services.  

  • From 6.00am to 10.00am on Saturday 24 October you may experience a short delay when accessing our online services
  • From 8.00am to 10.00am on Sunday 25 October our website and online forms will be unavailable

Thank you for your patience while this work is completed.

Building Control in Solihull

Important building control notice

Solihull Council has been made aware that Aedis Regulatory Services (trading as Aedis) has gone into liquidation and no longer possesses the required professional indemnity insurance and public liability insurance cover to directly provide their Approved Inspector role.

These insurances are essential when undertaking the building control element of building work/projects. Find out more about what this means here.


For homeowners

Most home improvements will need Building Regulations approval.


For business

Any works to business premises require Building Regulations approval.


Further information

Building Regulations set the standards for construction; ensuring buildings are safe and effective.

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Approved Documents

Provided by the Planning Portal, there are 14 Building Regulations Approved Documents.


Building Regulations fees

Our Building Regulations approval costs recover the cost of the service.


Demolitions advice and control

Demolition of a building requires notification; find out about the process.

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