Apply for a building standards certificate

Find out how to apply for a building standards certificate.

Service information

Use this service to apply for a building standards certificate

The licensing board looks at applications for premises where alcohol will be sold for:

  • drinking on premises
  • drinking off premises
  • drinking both on and off premises

Before you start

Before an application can be made to the Licensing Board for a Premises Alcohol Licence, you must obtain a Section 50 Certificate for Planning Permission, Building Standards and Food Safety.

These certificates confirm the suitability of the premises for their intended use.

How much does it cost?

A fee of £117.80 is required for a building standards certificate.

How to apply?

Submit the online form below, ensuring you complete all relevant sections including details of the premises you are applying for the certificate.

Apply online

What happens next?

We'll only provide the building standards permit when we carry out an inspection, and we're satisfied the premises meet the required standard.

Last modified on 1 April 2022