Building Standards technical handbook 2017: non-domestic buildings

The Building Standards 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. This publication is available in html and also in PDF format (in 'supporting documents' ).

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3.25 Solid waste storage

Mandatory Standard

Standard 3.25

Every building must be designed and constructed in such a way that accommodation for solid waste storage is provided which:

  1. permits access for storage and for the removal of its contents

  2. does not threaten the health of people in and around the building, and

  3. does not contaminate any water supply, ground water or surface water.


This standard applies only to a dwelling.

3.25.0 Introduction

This standard does not apply to buildings other than domestic buildings.

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