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  1. news

    28 Sep 2017 00:01

    Support for housing

    Challenge fund announced for custom and self-built homes.

  2. news

    27 Sep 2017 10:06

    Building and fire safety

    Chairs for review groups announced.

  3. news

    9 Sep 2017 00:01

    Designing communities

    People to have say in the design of their area.

  4. news

    8 Sep 2017 00:01

    Home safety paramount

    Consultation on protecting homes against fire and smoke.

  5. consultation paper

    8 Sep 2017

    Fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes: consultation

    Consultation seeking views on possible changes to standards required for fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes.

  6. news

    10 Aug 2017 18:01

    Ministerial Working Group on building and fire safety

    Fourth meeting held.

  7. minutes

    17 Jul 2017

    Building and fire safety working group: work programme

    Outline of work to be undertaken by the building and fire safety Ministerial Working Group.

  8. news

    13 Jul 2017 21:40

    Ministerial Working Group on building and fire safety

    Third meeting held.

  9. minutes

    28 Jun 2017

    Building and fire safety working group minutes: 28 June 2017

    Minutes of the building and fire safety working group on 28 June 2017, chaired by Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities.

  10. advice and guidance

    28 Jun 2017

    Building Standards procedural handbook

    Building Standards procedural handbook 3rd edition, version 1.5.

  11. advice and guidance

    28 Jun 2017

    Building Standards technical handbook 2017: domestic

    The complete domestic building standards technical handbook for 2017.

  12. news

    23 Jun 2017 15:15

    Comment on cladding and high rise buildings

    Communities Secretary provides further update.

  13. news

    22 Jun 2017 18:00

    Comment on cladding and high rise buildings

    Communities Secretary provides update

  14. news

    20 Jun 2017 18:41

    Review of building and fire safety regulations

    Ministerial Working Group convened.

  15. minutes

    20 Jun 2017

    Building and fire safety working group minutes: June 2017

    Minutes of the building and fire safety working group on 20 June 2017, chaired by Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities.

  16. consultation paper

    8 May 2017

    Scottish Energy Performance Certificate Register: consultation on funding

    Consultation on the Scottish Energy Performance Certificate Register (SEPCR), to advise on pending action to amend statutory fees.

  17. advice and guidance

    5 Apr 2017

    Building standards local authority verifiers: verification performance framework April 2017

    Key performance outcomes used to monitor the work of building standards local authority verifiers.

  18. advice and guidance

    5 Apr 2017

    Building standards local authority verifiers: operating framework May 2017

    Defines operational standards to be met by local authority verifiers and how to meet them.

  19. news

    19 Aug 2016 10:33

    50 affordable homes for Fort William

    £2.5m charitable bond used to fund new homes.

  20. advice and guidance

    31 May 2016

    Building Standards technical handbook 2017: non-domestic

    The complete non-domestic building standards technical handbook for 2017.

  21. advice and guidance

    28 Apr 2016

    Energy Performance Certificates: introduction

    An introduction to Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), EPC-01.

  22. advice and guidance

    23 Mar 2016

    Energy Performance Certificates and private landlords: guidance

    Guidance on Energy Performance Certificates for landlords in the private rented sector, EPC-03.

  23. advice and guidance

    23 Mar 2016

    Energy Performance Certificates for new dwellings and non-domestic buildings: guidance

    Information on Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) relating to new construction, both dwelling and non-domestic buildings, EPC-02.

  24. advice and guidance

    23 Mar 2016

    Energy Performance Certificates and social tenants: guidance

    Guidance on Energy Performance Certificates for tenants in the social rented sector, EPC-06.

  25. advice and guidance

    23 Mar 2016

    Energy Performance Certificates and social landlords: guidance

    Guidance on Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for landlords in the social rented sector, EPC-05.

  26. advice and guidance

    23 Mar 2016

    Energy Performance Certificates and private tenants: guidance

    Guidance on Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for tenants in the private rented sector, EPC-04.