Property information enquiries

We provide this service to respond to historic building control queries on properties. Enquiries may relate to:

  • previous applications for building works on the property
  • potential local land charges on the property or other similar matters

We aim to respond to your enquiry within 10 working days.


The fee for property information enquiries is £55.00, plus 20% VAT. Total fee – £66.00.

Responses to your enquiry cannot be provided until the fee is paid.  Any enquiries received without payment will be logged and held until payment is received.

Apply and pay

Submit your property enquiry

The quickest and cheapest way to apply is online. You can submit your property enquiry, request copies of building regulations approvals and competition certificates, pay the fee and upload supporting documents, saving time and postal fees.

If you would like to send your enquiry by post please write to us at: Hackney Service Centre, 1 Hillman Street, London E8 1DY.

Request planning decision notice documents.

Get in touch

If you have any queries about property enquiries, please contact us by completing the following form or call us on the telephone numbers below:

Contact us

Page updated on: 25 June 2019

Building Control Service


Hackney Service Centre
1 Hillman Street
E8 1DY

Opening times

  • Mon to Fri 9am - 5pm (phone calls only)