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Building Control - Contact Us

Building Control Officers spend the majority of their time on site, but are generally available Monday to Friday between the hours of 8.30 to 10.30am and 3:30 to 5:00pm for enquiries or guidance. If you want to meet the Building Control Officer at our offices it is advisable to arrange an appointment. Please note that the team prioritises its site visits and enquiries relating to them. Surveyors are carrying out site visits between 10.30am and 4.00pm.

All enquiries and correspondence should be sent to

You can contact us by using the on-line contact form or by telephone using the following contacts:

Richard Snape - Building Control Manager: 01702 318051
Callum Roberts - Senior Building Control Surveyor: 01702 318055
John Freed - Senior Building Control Surveyor: 01702 318045
Calum Connelly - Trainee Building Control Surveyor: 01702 318079

Alternatively, you can write to:

The Building Control Manager,
Rochford District Council,
Council Offices
South Street
SS4 1BW.

We are committed to providing a quality service and we will normally carry out inspections the same day for all requests received before 10am. If you require an inspection please visit the site inspection section in the Related Content.

How did we do?

We would really like your feedback on the service you received from our Building Control team whether it is positive or negative so that we can get a clear picture of what we are doing well and any areas we could improve on.

Please contact us using our online form with any feedback.