Somerset Building Control Partnership

Somerset Building Control Partnership


Planning Services

About Us

The Somerset Building Control Partnership (SBCP) is a customer focused Local Authority Building Control Partnership that provides a flexible and modern building control service on behalf of Mendip District Council, Sedgemoor District Council and Somerset West & Taunton Council.

We process Building Regulation applications under the provisions of Section 91 and 92 of the Building Act 1984. Building Regulations exist to secure the health, safety, welfare and convenience of people in and about buildings, together with the conservation of fuel and power, and access and facilities for disabled people.

In addition to Building Regulations, we undertake work in relation to dangerous structures and demolition notifications across the Partnership area. We have a wealth of experience and knowledge across all types of project and construction techniques, and encourage innovative solutions.

Our Values

•Excellent service delivery

•Providing a competitive high quality and professional service.

•Innovation in all aspects of service delivery and utilizing cutting edge technology

•Investing in our employees and responding to their training and development needs

•Honesty, integrity and high ethical standards

•Understanding our partners/suppliers and their diverse needs and expectations

•Promoting a safe and sustainable environment

Our Vision

To be the first choice Building Control provider within the South West Region by 2020.

Our Mission

The mission of the SBCP is 'to provide a sustainable and competitive Building Control Service which enables all sectors of the community access to highly skilled professional staff' who deliver a high quality, competitive Building Control service.


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