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Letters to Local Authority Verifiers

List of letters addressed to local authority verifiers covering a variety of building standards issues:

Building (Scotland) Act 2003
Part 1  - Building Regulations
Section 3        Relaxation of building regulations
  Date Issued Date in Force

Inspection of Air-Conditioning Systems

25 Apr 07

4 Jan 03

Guidance Documents    
Section 4        Guidance documents for purposes of building regulations
Changes to Building Standards Legislation and Guidance 29 Jun 17 1 Jul 17
2015 changes to Technical Handbooks 15 Sep 15 1 Oct 15
2014 changes to Technical Handbooks – Explosives Regulations

22 Sep 14

1 Oct 14

2013 changes to Technical Handbooks

30 Sep 13

1 Oct 13

2013 changes to Technical Handbooks (EPBD)

9 Jan 13

9 Jan 13

2011 changes to Technical Handbooks

3 Oct 11

3 Oct 11

2010 changes to Technical Handbooks

1 Oct 10

1 Oct 10

2007 changes to Technical Handbooks

25 Apr 07

1 May 07

2007 changes added Historic Scotland Guide

12 Mar 07

1 May 07

2006 changes added Conservatories Guide

25 May 06

31 May 06

Part 2 - Approval of Construction Work etc.
Verifiers and Certifiers
Section 7        Verifiers and Certifiers
  Date Issued Date in Force
Building Warrant Fees (update) 25 October 17 N/A
Building Warrant Fees 26 Jul 17 N/A

Exercise of functions of a Verifier

18 Feb 11

1 May 11 – 1 May 17

Methods of Demonstrating Compliance with Standard 6.1 (Carbon Dioxide Emissions) for new dwellings 1 Oct 10 1 Oct 10

Verifiers interest in buildings

24 Apr 08 1 May 08 - 31 Apr 11
Exercise of functions of a Verifier

25 Apr 05

1 May 05 – 30 Apr 08

Exercise of functions of a Verifier

8 Dec 04

1 May 05 – 1 May 11

Building Warrant
Section 9        Grant and amendment

Guidance on Staged Warrants

25 Apr 05

1 May 05

Imposition of continuing requirements by verifiers
Section 22        Imposition of continuing requirements by verifiers

Guidance on the imposition of continuing requirements

25 Apr 05

1 May 05

Part 3 - Compliance and Enforcement
Compliance and Enforcement
Section 25        Building Regulations Compliance
  Date Issued Date in Force

Statement of Sustainability

13 Apr 11

1 May 11

Improvement to the Performance of Fixed Building Services for Existing Non-Domestic Buildings 1 Oct 10 1 Oct 10
Part 5 - General
Functions of Ministers, local authorities, verifiers and certifier
Section 34      Reports and information
  Date Issued Date in Force
Notification of Application for Building Warrant - Section 2 Fire 22 May 17 22 May 17

Notification of Application for Building Warrant - Buildings over 60m

19 Jul 05

19 Jul 05

Execution of Work
Section 46A-46H        Charging Orders
2014 Changes to improve Cost Recovery Powers 24 Jan 15 3 Feb 15
Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004

 

Date Issued

Date in Force

Structural Design of Cladding Systems - Wind Loading 5 Sep 17  
Building regulations and changes of use 25 Feb 15 N/A
Guidance on Standard 6.2 for Evidence of Competence of Airtightness Testers 10 Feb 15 N/A
Guidance on Standards 2.1 and 2.6 for Whisky Maturation Warehouses 5 Feb 15 N/A

Guidance on building standard 3.12  for sanitary facilities in takeaway food shops

14 Jan 14

N/A

Guidance on building standard 2.13 for Fire and Rescue Service water supply

27 Jul 11

N/A

Revised guidance and mapping for radon protective measures in Scotland

29 Apr 09

N/A

Guidance on alteration & extension of dwellings for improving accessibility

27 Sep 07

N/A

Verification

Building (Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations

 

Date Issued

Date in Force

Standard 2.6 and 2.7 - External wall insulation reaction to fire classification

1 Nov 13

N/A

Extending the period of a building warrant

4 Jun 13

4 Jun 13 -30 Apr 15

Extending the period of a building warrant

2 Jun 11

2 Jun 11 -30 Apr 13

Guidance on domestic microgeneration for the installation of solar photovoltaic and solar thermal equipment on a house

8 Jul 11

N/A

Guidance on sunrooms

6 Sep 07

N/A

Verification - Performance Framework

 

Date Issued

Date in Force

Building Standards - New Performance Framework

28 Sep 12

1 Oct 12

Building Standards - New Performance Framework

21 Sep 12

1 Oct 12

EU Legislation

 

Date Issued

Date in Force

CPR - Construction Products Regulations

Construction Products Regulations 2013: The Building (Scotland) Regulations - Regulation 8 (Materials and workmanship)

11 Jul 13

1 Jul 13

EPBD - Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

Directive 2010/31/EU on The Energy Performance of Buildings - Recast (EPBD)

10 Jan 13

9 Jan 13

Provision of Energy Performance Certificates for Existing Buildings 2013

9 Jan 13

9 Jan 13