Partnership authority scheme

A partner authority scheme enables companies to 'partner' with their preferred local authority. The partner authority will deal with all aspects of design for example:

  • plans examination
  • pre-application advice: all necessary consultations, including the fire service, wherever the project is located within England and Wales
  • site inspections will also be carried out by the local authority in whose area the project is to be built in close liaison with the partner authority.

For companies that build over a wide geographic area partnering can help to simplify and speed up the building process.

To find out more about the Partner Authority Scheme and how to join please contact the building control manager on 0191 433 3152.

Contact us  

Development and Public Protection
Building Control
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street

0191 433 3144

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