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Letter from the Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning, Kevin Stewart MSP, to local authorities about guidance to support the on-going verification of building work as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The purpose of this letter is to advise that following conversations with the International Code Council (ICC), the Building Standards Division (BSD) has been in discussions with Scottish industry representatives including Homes for Scotland (HfS), the Scottish Property Federation (SPF), Local Authority Building Standards Scotland (LABSS) and other members of the Building Standards Resilience Liaison Group to develop and shape guidance to support the remote verification of building warrant work once non-essential construction work can resume.