Category Archives: Building Standards

The Planning & Building Standards Customer Forum 2019

The third annual Planning & Building Standards Customer Forum took place last week in the Council Chambers. We had a high response A wide range of customers including community councillors, planning and building agents, architects, developers and community groups took … Continue reading

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Planning and Building Standards Customer Update

On 30 July, we submitted our latest Planning Performance Framework (PPF) to the Scottish Government. It includes an account of the work done by the Planning Service from April 2018 to March 2019 to improve performance and deliver a high … Continue reading

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Building Standards: Six top tips for your building warrant applications

Tip 1: give us your and your clients’ email addresses We’ll e-mail you any correspondence to speed up the process. Please make sure the e-mail address you provide is current, legible and spelled correctly. Tip 2: how to get a … Continue reading

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Building Standards: Improving our services – what you can do to help

We’re making marked progress with our service improvements – so far, this quarter, our team has issued first reports within 20 working days for 98% of building warrant applications. 70% of building warrants are being granted within 10 days of … Continue reading

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Building Standards – New futures

We’re committed to investing in people as is key to developing the building standards services which serves our great city. You might have noticed a few changes in our team in recent months. In our recruitment drive, we promoted Daniel … Continue reading

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Planning and Building Standards portal – now back online

You may have already noticed that the planning and building standards portal is now back online. The upgrade has resulted in a number of improvements for us in-house in how we handle planning and building warrant applications. The upgrade has … Continue reading

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Planning and Building Standards systems downtime: 1–7 November

As a follow up to our previous blog post, we can confirm that the Planning and Building Standards systems upgrade will commence on Thursday 1 November with completion expected on Wednesday 7 November. As a reminder, the upgrade will impact … Continue reading

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