Building standards enforcement and sanctions: consultation outcome report

Consultation outcome report on the strengthening of existing enforcement and sanctions provisions in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003.

3. Summary of responses and Scottish Government response

In total, 43 consultation responses were received. Almost all were submitted via the online consultation platform, Citizen Space. Those received in an alternative format, were manually uploaded to Citizen Space.

All respondent who agreed to have their responses published are available on the Scottish Government’s consultations webpage at

Individuals provided 18 responses to the consultation; the remaining 25 were from organisations. To aid analysis, organisations were grouped on the nature of their work.

The largest number of organisations were from local authorities and their associated bodies (15), professional associations and membership organisations (7) and commercial organisations and manufacturers (3).



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