1. Statistics publication

    24 Jul 2018

    Planning performance statistics: fourth quarter 2017-2018 and annual

    Latest summary statistics on planning decision-making and timescales for the year April 2017 to March 2018, as well as historic data going back to 2013-2014.

  2. Consultation paper

    04 Jul 2018

    Making Scotland's buildings safer for people: consultation

    Consultation on a review of building and fire safety regulatory frameworks in order to help ensure the safety of people in and around Scotland’s buildings.

  3. NEWS

    13 Jun 2018 17:02

    Building and fire safety

    Consultation on expert group recommendations.

  4. NEWS

    03 Jun 2018 00:01

    Cladding removal VAT calls

    Ministers back exemption for removal of combustible building cladding.

  5. Factsheet

    03 Apr 2018

    Fire and smoke alarms: changes to the law

    What homeowners need to know.

  6. NEWS

    18 Dec 2017 14:57

    Building and fire safety

    Response to independent interim review.

  7. Guidance

    21 Nov 2017

    School estates: suitability reporting core facts

    Guidance for local authorities on reporting on the suitability of school estates.

  8. Guidance

    21 Nov 2017

    School estates: core facts overview

    Overview of the information used to measure progress of our school estates strategy.

  9. Guidance

    21 Nov 2017

    School estates: condition reporting core facts

    Guidance for local authorities reporting on the condition of school estates.

  10. NEWS

    07 Nov 2017 11:05

    Fire safety consultation

    Review of guidance for residential accommodation.

  11. NEWS

    28 Sep 2017 00:01

    Support for housing

    Challenge fund announced for custom and self-built homes.

  12. NEWS

    27 Sep 2017 10:06

    Building and fire safety

    Chairs for review groups announced.

  13. NEWS

    09 Sep 2017 00:01

    Designing communities

    People to have say in the design of their area.

  14. Consultation paper

    08 Sep 2017

    Fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes: consultation

    Consultation seeking views on possible changes to standards required for fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes.

  15. NEWS

    08 Sep 2017 00:01

    Home safety paramount

    Consultation on protecting homes against fire and smoke.

  16. NEWS

    10 Aug 2017 18:01

    Ministerial Working Group on building and fire safety

    Fourth meeting held.

  17. minutes

    17 Jul 2017

    Building and fire safety working group: work programme

    Outline of work to be undertaken by the building and fire safety Ministerial Working Group.

  18. minutes

    17 Jul 2017

    Building and fire safety working group minutes: 28 June 2017

    Minutes of the building and fire safety working group on 28 June 2017, chaired by Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities.

  19. minutes

    17 Jul 2017

    Building and fire safety working group minutes: 20 June 2017

    Minutes of the building and fire safety working group on 20 June 2017, chaired by Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities.

  20. NEWS

    13 Jul 2017 21:40

    Ministerial Working Group on building and fire safety

    Third meeting held.

  21. NEWS

    13 Jul 2017 21:40

    Ministerial Working Group on building and fire safety

    Third meeting held.

  22. NEWS

    13 Jul 2017 21:40

    Ministerial Working Group on building and fire safety

    Third meeting held.

  23. Advice and guidance

    28 Jun 2017

    Building Standards procedural handbook

    Building Standards procedural handbook 3rd edition, version 1.5.

  24. NEWS

    23 Jun 2017 15:15

    Comment on cladding and high rise buildings

    Communities Secretary provides further update.

  25. NEWS

    22 Jun 2017 18:00

    Comment on cladding and high rise buildings

    Communities Secretary provides update

  26. NEWS

    20 Jun 2017 18:41

    Review of building and fire safety regulations

    Ministerial Working Group convened.

  27. Consultation paper

    08 May 2017

    Scottish Energy Performance Certificate Register: consultation on funding

    Consultation on the Scottish Energy Performance Certificate Register (SEPCR), to advise on pending action to amend statutory fees.

  28. Advice and guidance

    05 Apr 2017

    Building standards local authority verifiers: verification performance framework April 2017

    Key performance outcomes used to monitor the work of building standards local authority verifiers.

  29. Advice and guidance

    05 Apr 2017

    Building standards local authority verifiers: operating framework May 2017

    Defines operational standards to be met by local authority verifiers and how to meet them.

  30. NEWS

    19 Aug 2016 10:33

    50 affordable homes for Fort William

    £2.5m charitable bond used to fund new homes.

  31. Advice and guidance

    28 Apr 2016

    Energy Performance Certificates: introduction

    An introduction to Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), EPC-01.

  32. Advice and guidance

    23 Mar 2016

    Energy Performance Certificates and private landlords: guidance

    Guidance on Energy Performance Certificates for landlords in the private rented sector, EPC-03.

  33. Advice and guidance

    23 Mar 2016

    Energy Performance Certificates for new dwellings and non-domestic buildings: guidance

    Information on Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) relating to new construction, both dwelling and non-domestic buildings, EPC-02.

  34. Advice and guidance

    23 Mar 2016

    Energy Performance Certificates and social tenants: guidance

    Guidance on Energy Performance Certificates for tenants in the social rented sector, EPC-06.

  35. Advice and guidance

    23 Mar 2016

    Energy Performance Certificates and social landlords: guidance

    Guidance on Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for landlords in the social rented sector, EPC-05.

  36. Advice and guidance

    23 Mar 2016

    Energy Performance Certificates and private tenants: guidance

    Guidance on Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for tenants in the private rented sector, EPC-04.