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This content is not being updated. The latest Scottish Government policy on building standards can be found on https://beta.gov.scot. Current Building Standards technical handbooks are still in the Technical Guidance section on this website.

Technical Guidance

The Technical Handbooks provide guidance on achieving the standards set in the Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004 and are available in two volumes, Domestic buildings and Non-domestic buildings.

Key Supporting Guidance, in list format, has been published to assist in the finding of relevant supporting documents.