Notice of intended demolition

This form will be sent to Building Control who will accept service for and on behalf of the council.

You must notify the gas and electricity boards.

Section 80 of the Building Act 1984 prohibits the undertaking of any demolitions except as provided by the Act, unless a notice has been given to the local authority, and the gas and electricity boards, failure to comply with this section renders a person liable to a fine not exceeding £500.00

No notice need be given under this section of the following works:

(a) a demolition in pursuance of a demolition order made under the Housing Act 1957, and

(b) a demolition:
(i) of an internal part of a building, where the building is occupied and it is intended that it should continue to be occupied,

(ii) of a building that has a cubic content (as ascertained by external measurement) of not more than 1750 cubic feet, or, where a greenhouse, conservatory, shed or prefabricated garage forms part of a larger building, of that greenhouse, conservatory, shed or prefabricated garage or,

(iii) without prejudice to sub-paragraph (ii) above, of an agricultural building (as defined in Section 26 of the General Rate Act 1967), unless it is contiguous to another building that is not itself an agricultural building or a building of a kind mentioned in that sub-paragraph.