Below is a section of guidance leaflets for the most common types of works that, under the Building (Scotland) Act 2003, do not require a Building Warrant. This list is not exhaustive and further information can be obtained from the Building Standards Team if required.
These leaflets, unless otherwise stated, relate to 1 and 2 storey houses only and do NOT cover houses with a floor level higher than 4.5m above outside ground level or to flats or maisonettes.
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Works Not Requiring a Building Warrant and Exempt Works - Quick Guide - Download 2111.pdf (289.6 Kb)
Works Not Requiring a Building Warrant - Full List (May 2009) - Download 2110.pdf (46.67 Kb)
Minor Building Works - Download 2109.pdf (63.88 Kb)
Alterations to Existing Kitchens - Download 2108.pdf (68.53 Kb)
Alterations to Existing WCs, Bathrooms and Shower Rooms - Download 2107.pdf (56.18 Kb)
Electrical Work - Domestic and Non-Domestic - Download 2106.pdf (81.87 Kb)
Replacement Windows - Download 2105.pdf (80.13 Kb)
Plumber Work - Domestic - Download 2104.pdf (54.56 Kb)
Plumber Work - Non-Domestic - Download 2103.pdf (56.64 Kb)
Combustion Appliances - Domestic (boilers, chimneys, flues, hearths, etc.) - Download 2102.pdf (69.26 Kb)
Combustion Appliances - Non-Domestic (boilers, chimneys, flues, hearths, etc.) - Download 2101.pdf (56.64 Kb)