Building control privacy notice

What is Building Control?

We receive and assess development proposals for compliance with the Building Regulations.

Contact details specific to service

Telephone - 0300 003 0200

Email us

How we use your information collected by the service

We have statutory obligations to consult where required with Water Companies and Fire and Rescue Services. On occasions we may also need to consult with Structural Engineers and other specialists.

Who will have access to my personal data?

Your details and the details of your application may be passed to some or all of the above.

What information is processed?

The information contained in your application and any associated documents.

Retention period

In the case of an application for which a Completion Certificate is issued or of an expired application (where work has not commenced within 3 years) we will retain your application in a secure electronic format for 15 years in accordance with Government guidance.

In the case of an application where work has commenced but where no Completion Certificate has been issued we will retain your application in a secure electronic format until the Completion certificate has been issued.

Summary of rights

You have a number of statutory rights to the information we hold on you, which includes access, these are explained in the “Summary of the data subject’s rights” section of our website.

Alternatively you can request this information by email

Or by post:

The Information Governance Team,
Cherwell District Council, 
Bodicote House,
OX15 4AA