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Building control services

The council is responsible for ensuring that buildings are properly designed and constructed so as to ensure the health, safety, welfare and convenience of people using them. All buildings should comply with the current Building Regulations (issued in 1991) . The local authority inspect plans for new buildings to check compliance with regulations and periodically inspect the site during construction to ensure approved plans are adhered to. In Scotland the local authority is responsible for ensuring that the construction, alteration, extension, demolition and conversion of buildings are conducted so as to ensure the health, safety, welfare and convenience of citizens. The requirements are set by the Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (as amended 2006). The local authority will inspect plans for new buildings to check compliance with regulations and periodically inspect sites during construction to ensure approved plans are adhered to. When the local authority is satisfied that with the plans they will issue a Building Warrant the legal permission to commence.

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  • Accessing historic documents

    Access to Building Regulation documents only, Competent Person Record Database, Environmental Information, Freedom of Informations requests, CON29 Building Regulations Information, Document storage information (Building Control Information only),

  • Building control online application form

    This form allows you to apply or get a quote for Building Control's services.

  • Code CND policy

    Terms of Conditional Approval of Full Plans application not complied with for work carried out

  • Code CONM policy

    Information and advice about work carried out does not comply with technical requirements of the Building Regulations

  • Code DEVM policy

    Information about work carried out not in accordance with layout that shown on approved plans

  • Code NOD/INV/REJ policy

    Procedures for planning applications submitted but which is ether invalid, still being processed or rejected by the Council.

  • Code NTCM policy

    Information and advice about work has been carried out without the statutory notification being given to the Council

  • Code RA policy

    Information and advice about no application for Building Regulations consent submitted for work carried out

  • Contact us in Building Control

    Contact Details for the Building Control Service