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We can provide copies of historic Building Warrant Consents, Certificates of Completion, associated documents, Letters of Comfort and, subject to some restrictions, copies of approved Building Warrant Plans.


Application for Archive Search/Copy Document

Please note that our records for searches are only available up to a period of 25 years from date of application.

Fees applicable - increase of 4% as of 1st Aril 2020

Domestic Search/Copy - £86.53

Non Domestic Search/Copy - £118.77

Domestic - Property History Search - £86.53

Non Domestic - Property History Search - £118.77

Please note:  We do not accept payment by cheques as of 1st April 2018.

Please read the Guidance Notes carefully prior to submitting the application and fee.


Once the application form and fee is received this is treated as an application fee and is non-refundable.

Please note that our Letter of Comfort records only date back to 1 May 2005.  Therefore if works have been carried out prior to this date then you will be required to apply for a Letter of Comfort. Further information is available on the Letter of Comfort page.

Copyright Issues

Under statutory provision we are able to provide copies of plans .  It should be noted that all plans are subject to copyright and any plans provided to you must not be further copied or reused in any way without prior permission from the copyright owner.