Agenda item

Building Control Charges Report 2023/24

Report of the Interim Executive Director, Environment.


The Committee considered a report of the Interim Executive Director, Environment which advised Members of the findings of the Building Control’s review into their previous fees and charges increases and recommended revised fees for 2024/25.


RESOLVED - That Members of the Committee

1.        Approve Option 3 - Agree an hourly rate, based on cost recovery for chargeable works including work undertaken on behalf of the Building Safety Regulator based on a cost recovery rate, plus a 20% surcharge to reduce the accumulated Trading Statement deficit, over the next five years. The hourly rate will be £163. Charges for other Building Control activities to be based on cost recovery basis at £136. Work to assist the Building Safety Regulator will be charged at £170 per hour. Work to deal with a dangerous structure when the Corporation has to carry out works with their contractor, will be charged at £170 per hour; and

2.        Agree a new “City of London Building Regulations Charges Scheme No 7: 2024”.


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