If the nature of your building work means that you need an approved build over agreement, you can apply for this online using the form below or by completing our PDF application form.
There is a charge for this, although we offer a discount if you apply online.
How much we charge for building over a public sewer
For all sewer classes, except class one domestic, we will need to carry out a survey using Closed Circuit Television (CCTV). There are standard fees for this service based upon the size of sewer affected.
Our fees for building over a public sewer are listed in the table below.
|Class I||Up to 160mm (6")||Domestic extensions||£343 by email or post / £299 apply and pay online|
|Class I||Up to 160mm (6")||Commercial / industrial / new build||£687|
|Class II||Up to 160mm (6") to 375mm (15") inclusive||£687|
|Class III||Over 375mm (15") inclusive||£1,300 deposit|
How we handle your personal information
For details on how we’ll use the information you provide in your application, click here.
Any personal information that you provide will only be used to process this application. We use a third party, WorldPay, to collect all payment details and process payments made through our website.
When submitting this form, you will be redirected to WorldPay's secure server where you will be presented with a series of payment pages, enabling you to choose your payment method and enter your payment details.
WorldPay will record your payment details against the details submitted on this form, to produce a transaction.
The transaction details will be forwarded to the card issuer for authentication. The issuer will then return an authorised or declined response to WorldPay and a payment response page is then displayed to you.
If the transaction is successful, WorldPay will also send you a confirmation email, confirming the transaction details.
WorldPay accept card payments from MasterCard, Debit MasterCard, Visa Credit, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, Maestro, JCB, and Solo.
Payment or refund related enquiries
If you would like to contact us about an online payment or refund, please call us on 0800 009 3921, our lines are open Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm. You can also email us email@example.com.
Find out what information you need to complete this form
To complete this form, you will need the following:
- The applicant's full name, contact number and email address.
- Property owners details (If different from applicant details)
- The address of the property where the build over agreement is required.
- A drawing showing the location of the sewer relative to the existing property and proposed work in PDF format.
- A drawing showing the cross-sectional foundation plan in PDF format.
- A copy of the drawings submitted for Building Regulations approval.
- The size of the sewer being built over. For further support and information, please call our Property Insight team on 0118 925 1504, lines are open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.30pm.
- Credit or debit card to pay the required deposit and charges.
All fields marked with required must be completed before submitting this form
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