Bank Holiday Monday

Please be aware the Council offices will be closed for the Bank Holiday Monday on May 29th and will reopen on Tuesday, May 30th

Notify us if you intend to demolish a building

If you intend to demolish a building you may be required to give us notice.

Notification must be submitted at least six weeks before the demolition is carried out.

A demolition notice is not required for the following:

  • For the demolition of the internal part of a building, where the building is occupied and it is intended that it should continue to be occupied
  • Where the cubic content (as ascertained by external measurement) is not more than 1750 cubic feet (~50m3)
  • Where the building is a greenhouse, conservatory, shed or prefabricated garage.
  • Where the building is an agricultural building, unless it is contiguous to another building that is not itself an agricultural building.

 If you intend to undertake the demolition of a building that does not fall within any of the above categories, you should let us know. Download a demolition notice form with guidance notes and submit it at least six weeks before the demolition is carried out.

If you have not received a Section 81 notification confirming demolition can be undertaken, then you are not duly authorised to proceed. Failure to comply with this statement is a breach of the legislation and could result in prosecution.