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Submitting an application

Once you have confirmed which application you need to complete you can submit it to Bedford Borough Council Building Control either manually or electronically.

Manual submission

Completed copies of the application form together with the relevant plans and charge can be posted or given to the reception at:

Building Control
Bedford Borough Council
Borough Hall
Cauldwell Street
MK42 9AP

Electronic submissions

The Completed application form together with the relevant plans can be emailed to The charge can then be paid on the Council’s online payment system or over the phone by calling on 01234 718081 (office hours only).

The Councils Firewall has been set with a 10Mb limit so documents that are over 10Mb will need to be sent in more then one email.

Please note that the works you are proposing may need other approvals. We recommend that you contact Development Services to ascertain if Planning Permission or Listed Building Consent is required.