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What requires a building warrant in Scotland?

What requires a building warrant in Scotland?

For example, a warrant is required for: work that increases the floor area. demolition or alteration of the roof, external walls or other structural elements. building or removing load bearing internal walls.

How much does a building warrant cost in Scotland?

The fee is based on the value of work you’re doing. Minor building work that needs a building warrant will often carry a fee from £100 upwards. You’ll need to check the exact fee with your local Building Standards department.

How long do building warrants last Scotland?

This should take around four weeks, although this can vary depending on how complicated your project is and how clear your plans are. You should check with the local building standards department for more information.

What happens if you build without a building warrant?

It is an offence to begin work for which a warrant is required without a warrant. If a warrant is not obtained this will lead to additional costs for the processing of a completion certificate that will normally be required when selling your property.

Where can I get a building warrant in Scotland?

You can get an application form for a building warrant from your local council or the Scottish Government website. As well as your application form, you will need to pay a fee. You will also need to include your plans with the application. You should think about using an Approved Certifier of Design and/or Construction.

How to search and Copy Building Standards North Lanarkshire?

You can search for building warrants and notices and request copy documents online. The information held on this register covers all North Lanarkshire applications and notices since 1 May 2005. If you don’t find what you are looking for, or if the records you are interested are dated before 1 May 2005, you can ask us to carry out a search.

Do you need a building warrant for unauthorised work?

For unauthorised work you will need to apply for either: Late application for warrant. This is for work that has started (but is not yet finished) without a building warrant being in place. Late completion certificate submission.

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