Building Standards

  • Doing digital to improve building standards

    3rd May 2022 by

    The Building Standards Futures Board agreed our plans for digitally transforming the building standards system in Scotland.

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  • Seeking views on how digital technologies can transform delivery of the building standards system

    23rd August 2021 by

    The Building Standards Futures Board has confirmed their agreement with our plans for the digital transformation of the building standards system in Scotland. Delivery of this transformation will be done in partnership with industry, and Local Authority Building Standards Scotland (LABSS) who represent all of the building standards professionals employed in local authorities. As this...

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  • Remote Verification Inspection Journey

    3rd August 2020 by

     A guest post by Laura Shanks from Stirling Council’s Building Standards Team Remote Verification Inspection? This is the prominent question that triggers the most discussion within our building standards team. In recent months our team determined that Remote Verification Inspection (RVI) would be a real time virtual inspection arranged and determined by the case officer,...

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  • Making better use of digital technologies

    25th March 2020 by

    A guest post by Frank Doherty, The Highland Council While considering this blogpost, we have entered a period of Global Pandemic, with Coronavirus impacting us all in ways we haven’t seen before. Delivering a Building Standards service has traditionally been a paper and personal contact exercise, so where does this leave us, and how can...

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