Pay for Building Control Services

Before making a payment

Important: If you have received an invoice for site inspection fees please use the pay council invoices option.

Pay for the following options:

  • Full plans;
  • Building Notice;
  • Partnership;
  • Replacement glazing;
  • Regularisation;
  • Copies (use this option for requesting copies of certificates)

Use the fee tables to calculate the correct fee for your building work.

If you require confirmation of the fee before submitting payment please contact the Building Control Service.

Please read our advice about card payments.

Online payments

Trafford Council uses Civica eStore 2 for its online payments.

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Continue to pay Building Control

Chip and PIN payments

Payment by credit and debit cards can be made at the chip and PIN terminal in Sale Library.  You will need to see a customer service advisor at the Access Trafford desks.  A receipt will be provided.

Cheque and cash payment

Please make cheques payable to Trafford Council.  To help us match the payment to the correct application please write the address where the work is taking place on the back of the cheque.

Cash payments can be taken by the Access Trafford staff at Sale Waterside.

Card payments advice

Cards accepted

We accept the following cards for online payments:

  • MasterCard
  • Maestro
  • Visa
  • Visa Electron

Card security

To prevent unauthorised use of your card, we aim to ensure the highest levels of security and peace of mind whilst using your card online. When making a payment, you will be redirected to our payment services provider Civica you may be asked by your card provider to verify your identity using Verified By Visa or Mastercard SecureCode.

If your card provider is a participant in the scheme you will be asked to enter the security details that you agreed with your provider when you registered your card. Don't worry if you haven't registered yet. You'll have the opportunity to register during the payment process.

If your card provider is not a participant in the scheme, your transaction will simply continue as usual.

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Minimum browser requirements when paying online

Please check you are using an up-to-date browser, meeting the minimum TLS 1.2 security requirements, before making any online payments. If you attempt to pay using an incompatible browser, you may get an error, or your payment may fail.