Building control: demolitions

Service information

Under section 80 of the Building Act 1984 anyone intending to carry out demolition work in the borough is required to notify the council.

How to apply

Please download the notice of demolition form, complete and return, with any other relevant documents, by email to:

How to pay

A fee is required as part of your notice of demolition application.  Please consult the current scale of charges.

Payment may be made by credit or debit card by telephoning the office between 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday

  • Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council: 01254 505022         
  • Burnley Borough Council: 01282 477269      

Planning permission

Please be aware that your proposed demolition work might require planning permission.

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council planning

Burnley Borough Council planning​​​

Contact details

Mail Blackburn office: Pennine Lancashire Building Control, Suite 11, Blackburn Enterprise Centre, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 3HQ | Burnley office: Pennine Lancashire Building Control, 19 Parker Lane, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 2BY
Phone Number(s) Blackburn: 01254 505022 | Burnley: 01282 477269
Fax Number(s)  
E-mail building.control@blackburn.gov.uk | buildingcontrol@burnley.gov.uk
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