Tag Archives: Building Standards

Planning and Building Standards systems upgrade

An upgrade of the Planning and Buildings Standards systems is planned for early  November this year, with an expected downtime of one full week. The upgrade will result in a number of improvements, such as making it easier to view … Continue reading

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Building standards improvements and recruitment

We’re in the process of making some big improvements in our building standards service to speed up building warrant timescales and to improve the customer experience. We’re looking for talent at all levels to play a key part in these … Continue reading

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Housing Land Audit and Delivery Programme 2017

The Supply of Land The Council use something called the Housing Land Audit and Delivery Programme (HLADP) to assess the supply of effective land for housing in Edinburgh. What is effective land? Effective land must be free of any constraints … Continue reading

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2016 National Customer Satisfaction Survey for Building Standards

The Scottish Government (Building Standards Division) are looking for your feedback about the local authority Building Standards service in Scotland. They would like to hear about the quality of service you have received when applying for a building warrant and/or … Continue reading

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Building Standards update

Team areas  As part of changes to how we deliver the Building Standards service, teams have been reorganised in to new locality areas.  The teams are now based on four geographic areas in place of the previous five and are … Continue reading

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eBuilding Standards launch – 24 August 2016

Changes to how Building Warrants are submitted From 24 August 2016 building warrant applications can be submitted using the new national eBuilding Standards online service.  This will allow building warrants and other related forms, such as amendment to warrants, start … Continue reading

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The Planning and Building Standards helpdesk service is changing

On 3 December 2015 the Planning Committee approved a new Customer Service Charter for Planning and Building Standards.   This sets out the level of service you should expect from us and out how we will handle general enquiries. As part … Continue reading

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