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LABC Partner Authority Scheme (PAS)

What is the LABC PAS?

The LABC PAS offers you the opportunity to work with one of our dedicated and experienced LABC surveyors for all your building regulations applications. The projects can be located anywhere in England and Wales. If you have particularly enjoyed working with one of our surveyors let us know.

Becoming a Partner offers:

  • one online submission route
  • one set of plan check fees
  • consistent interpretation of the building regs
  • pre-app and on-going advice as and when you need it.

Who can become a partner?

We work successfully with over 70 Partners. They include larger developers, contractors and architects practices, sole practitioner designers and builders.  They all benefit from having a strong working relationship with their dedicated building control surveyor.

How to join

There are no contracts to sign or fees to pay to become a Partner and joining is quick and simple by completing the online form on LABC's website here. Just choose Southern Building Control Partnership as your Local Authority Partner.

further benefits of partnering

  • quick plan check quotes when you need them
  • electronic submission and E-working with you and the inspecting authority
  • plan checks completed within 10 working days
  • liaision on your behalf with LABC colleagues at the project location
  • site inspections by a local professional team with invaluable indepth knowledge
  • in-depth expertise on structure, acoustics, warranties, access, energy and sustainability from LABC specialists
  • use of the LABC Partner logo on all your marketing materials.

If you would like to discuss Partnering with us please call Sue Daly on 0330 024 9355 or email

  • "My experience with Southern BCP was excellent. I was in excellent hands and their kindness and support reminded me that there are some lovely people in the world. They reviewed my request carefully, and went out of their way to help me and did this in a very customer friendly way, whilst remaining very professional."

    Ms Martinez, Surrey

  • ""May I say it has been a great pleasure working with Southern BCP through this whole process with special thanks to Phil, who has made my life on site so much easier and I look forward to working with your team in the near future.""

    Peter Egan, Nineteen Thirty Two Ltd

  • "Dear Rob, thank you to you and your colleagues at Southern BCP for all your help. It has been a pleasure to deal with such a helpful and professional organisation. From my first call to your office everyone I have spoken to and the surveyors who have visited have been most pleasant and keen to offer sound advice."

    Mr Cordier, Reigate

  • "I would just like to say that you have been a pleasure to work with on this project. Your communication has been excellent and advice has always been helpful and proactive. We would gladly recommend SBCP to any of our clients that are in the area."

    Kevin Clarke, KJC Architects Ltd

  • "Helen was great! She was helpful and we looked forward to her visits. Thank you."

    Mrs E, Reigate

  • "...thank you also for your time & helpful comments during the course of our extension works, invaluable in overcoming issues in advance. From our point of view far better to be proactive in problem solving rather than reactive."

    Steve Rowe

  • "Extended Design Architects has a superb relationship with Building Control. The quick turnaround time of applications is a great selling point to our clients and to always have somebody to answer our queries is vital when projects are on site. The team are always looking for ways to improve their services which just adds to the reasons why we would highly recommend using them."

    David Synge, Director, Extended Design Architects

  • "Over the last 20 years we have built up an excellent relationship with the building control team, working on projects from small extensions to multi-million pound builds. Their technical competence and expertise is unrivalled. Same day site visits are never a problem and their willingness to offer advice on projects at pre-commencement stage as well as on site has been invaluable to us."

    Murtha Kavanagh, Director, Kavbro Build Ltd

  • "Our Building Control Partnership has been of great benefit to Scandia-Hus. The team provides a friendly, knowledgeable and efficient service. The experienced inspectors have a wealth of knowledge and are very approachable. The team understand our product and systems, and so any issues can be resolved quickly which is a significant advantage to our customers."

    Derek Dawson, Managing Director, Scandia-Hus Limited