A guide that tells you whether you'll need a building warrant for your home.
Are you doing building work or home improvements? If so, this guide produced by the Scottish Governments
Building Standards Division is for you.
Building regulations around replacing windows in your home.
Policy notes on specific building construction issues.
Advice on what you should do to maintain your property.
Guidance on how to meet the building regulations for simple conservatories.
Advice if you are thinking about converting your roof space.
Guidance on electrical installations not certified by an Approved Certifier of Construction.
Best practice guidance on home adaptations, removing barriers and improving access to buildings.
Any advice given will be objective and as helpful as possible without prejudice
to the formal consideration of an Application by the Council. Information can be
given about relevant requirements of the Building Regulations, Housing Grants Policy
and the Council's general approach and practice on particular matters. Where possible
advice will also be given about the particular and specific merits of a proposed
Building Standards legislation and other relevant documents can be made available
together with information about Building Standards procedures. Advice can also be
given in cases where other approvals or consents may be necessary and the steps
which may need to be taken.
However, it is important for applicants to seek their own professional advice and
a list of Architects and Engineers practising in South Ayrshire is available from
the Building Standards office although inclusion on this list does not signify any
preference and it should be used merely as a guide.
Health and Safety Executive (HSE) website gives access to several documents
providing advice and guidance for workers, managers and the general public involved
with construction work, including: