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Give notice of a demolition

If you intend to demolish a building or part of a building, you are required to notify us in writing, giving six weeks' notice under Section 80 of the Building Act 1984.

This requirement does not apply to:

  • Buildings with a cubic content not more than 1750 cubic feet
  • Certain agricultural buildings
  • Internal parts of a building

Please complete a S80 Notice of Intended Demolition (download below) and provide a site plan clearly identifying the building(s) to be demolished the site boundaries.

This information can be e-mailed to

A charge of £165.00 is payable to the council for consideration of the demolition notification.

If you have any queries, please phone Building Control on 01744 676240 or 01744 676353.