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Dover District’s latest COVID-19 figures

Number of cases for the seven days to

Rolling rate for the seven days to . England average is

Total cases (up to )

Total deaths within 28 days of a positive test (up to )

7-day rolling case rate compared to England average

Status: Below average (OR Above average if to the right of the dividing line)

Graphic results

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Building Control


  • Building regulations are minimum standards for building work. 
  • If you're building something new, or making changes to an existing building, you are likely to need building regulations approval.
  • Building regulations approval is different from  planning permission, you might need both.


Do I need approval?

A list of the work that must have Building Control approval

Apply for approval

Apply for approval through the LABC portal

View applications

View building control applications and contraventions

Request a site visit

Arrange for a visit from one of our Building Control officers


Useful information to help with your building project

Dangerous structures

Report dangerous buildings and we will investigate

Get a quote

Request a quote online using our simple web form

Demolition notice

Notify us of a demolition that you intend to make

Copies of documents

You can contact us to request copies of documents


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