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The Building (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

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Amendment of the Building (Forms) (Scotland) Regulations 2005

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5.—(1) The schedule of the Building (Forms) (Scotland) Regulations 2005(1) is amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) to (8).

(2) In Form 1 (building warrant)—

(a)in the paragraph headed “Security matters”, after “approval” insert—

(where appropriate, such approval may be by electronic communication); and

(b)after that paragraph for “A copy of the agreed plans is returned” substitute—

A copy of the agreed plans [is returned]/[can be obtained]*[where applicable state how a copy of the plans can be obtained].

(3) In Form 2 (amendment to building warrant)—

(a)in the paragraph headed “Amendment(s) to building warrant” for “A copy of the plans showing this amendment are enclosed” substitute “A copy of the plans showing this amendment [are enclosed]/[can be obtained]*[where applicable state how a copy of the plans can be obtained]; and

(b)below “Dated” and above “NOTE” insert “*Delete as appropriate”.

(4) In Form 5 (completion certificate – submission)—

(a)in Annex 1—

(i)omit “original” where it first occurs; and

(ii)omit “original documents,”.

(5) In Form 6 (completion certificate where no building warrant obtained – submission)—

(a)in Note 2, for “inspection, or from copying unless the owner has given consent in writing” substitute “disclosure, or from copying”; and

(b)in Annex 2—

(i)omit “original” where it first occurs; and

(ii)omit “original documents”.

(6) In Note 1 of Form 14 (authority to enter premises)—

(a)for “Scottish Building Standards Agency (SBSA)” substitute “Scottish Government Building Standards Division”; and

(b)for the last sentence substitute—

A copy of the procedural handbook can be viewed on the Scottish Government website and obtained from the Scottish Government..

(7) In Form 15 (certificate to accompany application for warrant to exercise powers of entry, inspection or testing) for “Council” where it appears on its own, to the end substitute—

Council/Scottish Ministers

[address including postcode, and name, telephone and e-mail of a contact].

(8) In Form 16 (notice to remove from a building)—

(a)in Note 2 for “Scottish Building Standards Agency (SBSA)” substitute “Scottish Government Building Standards Division”; and

(b)for the last sentence substitute—

A copy of the procedural handbook can be viewed on the Scottish Government website and obtained from the Scottish Government..

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