Reduced Services

Christmas and new Year closure

Christmas treeThe Council offices will be closed from 4.45pm Friday 21 December 2018 and will re-open at 8.45am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

Emergency calls may be made throughout the holiday period on 01268 758357

Castle Point Borough Council wishes all its residents a Merry Christmas and good wishes for the forthcoming year.

Updated: 5 December 2018

BC Miscellaneous FAQ's


Could you please advise me on the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act?

Information is available at the Disability Rights Commission website or the Equality and Human rights Commision website. 

What are my property boundaries, and which fence / trellis / railings / wall on my property am I responsible for?

You will need to look at your deeds. If you have a mortgage your deeds are usually with your bank, building society or mortgage provider.

Alternatively you can contact the Land Registry on 01733 288288; their website is There is a charge made by the Land Registry for obtaining this information.

Where can I obtain information on the requirements of the Party Wall etc Act.?

Please Click here which is a link to the explanatory booklet on the Act.

How do I report a dangerous building or structure?

During normal office hours contact the Council’s Building Control Manager on (01268) 882200, out of normal office hours please contact the Council’s Emergency Control Centre on 01268 758357.



Where can I obtain Building Regulation application forms?

Building Control forms


What are the charges for a submission?

If you need further advice with our Building Control Fees please contact a Building Control Surveyor.