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Building Standards: list of guidance

List of links to Building Standards guidance documents.

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78 page PDF

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Building Standards: list of guidance
Previous technical handbooks

78 page PDF

745.5 kB

Coronavirus (COVID-19): read information and guidance relating to building standards (April 2020). 

We have provided links to previous editions of the technical handbooks in the tables below.  Under the Building (Scotland) Act 2003, the technical handbooks issued in support of the building regulations were applied from the following dates.

  • 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009 & 2011 – 1 May in each year.
  • 2006 – 1 April 2016.
  • 2010, 2013, 2015 & 2019 – 1 October in each year.
  • 2016 & 2017 – 1 July in each year.

Key documents (referred to within the Technical Handbooks), can be found via the ‘key supporting technical guidance’ link to the left.

New Building Standards systems 2005>

     

           

   

 

Year

       

Domestic

2020 2019 2017

2016

2015

2013

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

Non Domestic

2020 2019 2017

2016

2015

2013

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

 

Older Technical Standards  <2005

6th Amendment of Technical Standards (2002)

5th Amendment of Technical Standards (2000)

Technical Standards For Compliance With The Building Standards (Scotland) Regulations 1990 (incorporating: amendment no.1 - July 1993, amendment no.2 - June 1994)

Technical Standards For Compliance With The Building Standards (Scotland) Regulations 1990 - 3rd

Technical Standards For Compliance With The Building Standards (Scotland) Regulations 1990

SI - 1981 No 1596 (S.169) - Building & Buildings - The Building Standards (Scotland) Regulations 1981


Contact

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Telephone: 0300 244 4000

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