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Booking a site inspection

How do I request a site inspection?

For inspections within the borough of Eastbourne you will need to book a site inspection through the East Sussex Building Control Partnership website. If you are within the Lewes District, the easiest way to request a site inspection is by using our online site inspection request form below, or use the LABC site inspection request app, email or call us.

Request a building control site inspection for Lewes District Council:

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Request a building control site inspection through your mobile device whilst on site:

The LABC have a free site inspection request app that allows you to book in inspections with us directly. Please visit the LABC website to download the app.

Email us:

building.control@lewes-eastbourne.gov.uk

Call us:

01273 471600 ext. 8349



When are site inspections carried out?

Lewes District Council's building control surveyors carry out site inspections between 11am and 3pm, Monday to Friday. Please try to book your inspections in advance, giving as much notice as possible. If you require a same day inspection, please call us before 10am and we will try our best to book it in.

What are the inspection stages?

Inspection stages will vary depending on the type of building work that is being carried out. The typical inspection stages for a new dwelling or extension may include:

  • commencement
  • foundation excavation
  • oversite
  • damp proof course (DPC)
  • drainage laid 
  • steels
  • insulation
  • roof
  • drainage test
  • final inspection - for when all work has been completed