Please submit your applications electronically to us:

  • online submission using the portal at
  • email
  • enquiry: 0151 691 8454 (please leave a voicemail message which is checked regularly)


We now accept online payments:

  • choose ‘Make a payment’ on's homepage
  • select ‘Pay online by card’
  • select ‘Other Payments’
  • select ‘Building Control’

Apply online or by post

Apply online for all types of applications

You can download and print the form below for all types of application, to apply by email or post.

Apply and pay for all types of application by phone on 0151 691 8454. Please ensure you have your credit or debit card details ready, along with all information regarding the proposed work.

Submitting an application by email

Six easy steps to online submission of plans and documents:

  1. convert any drawings or documents to PDF format
  2. complete the relevant application form - Full Plans, Building Notice or Regularisation
  3. attach all the relevant files to your email
  4. email to
  5. ensure that payment is made for the relevant fee charge within seven days
  6. once payment has been received you will receive confirmation that your application has been accepted and we will then continue to deal with your application in the usual manner

Payment methods

You can pay the relevant fee:

  • by telephone using credit or debit card on 0151 691 8454
  • in person using a credit or debit card or cheque at the address below, between the  hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
  • by post to Building Control, Economic and Housing Growth Directorate, PO Box 290, Brighton Street, Wallasey, CH27 9FQ

To avoid delays, please aim to keep file sizes as small as practically possible whilst still remaining legible.

If you prefer to submit an application in person, download a form and post your application with a cheque made payable to ‘Wirral Council’ or bring the form and cheque or credit or debit card in person between Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm to:

Building Control
Economic and Housing Growth Directorate
PO Box 290
Brighton Street
CH27 9FQ

If you need help completing any of the forms or calculating fees, please contact us on 0151 691 8454 or and we will be happy to help you.