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How to apply: DataSpace Live

We are now asking for all Building Control applications to be made to us using the online DataSpace Live portal. To register please go to www.dataspacelive.co.uk/register/

If you are not aware of DataSpace Live or Submit – a – Plan (the front end portal to DataSpace Live) or are unsure about using it, please check out their FAQs page: https://www.submitaplan.com/sapfaqs.aspx where you will find much useful information. You can also download a guide here: Submitting Online Applications.

Applications can be made directly through DataSpace Live or via Submit – a – Plan.

If you have already registered, the quickest way to submit an application is to select one of the links below, which will take you directly to the application form where you can apply and pay online.

Link to Building Regulations Application:


Link to Regularisation Application:


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For further guidance, please refer to the downloadable Submitting Online Applications document above.

What happens next?

You will be notified via e-mail from Dataspace Live that your application has been submitted. Following review you will be further notified that your application has been approved. You must let us know when the building work has commenced, we’ll come to inspect the work at the start, end and at various stages to make sure it meets the building regulations standards. Your approval is valid for three years.