How to make, search and building warrant applications, plus advice, guidance and more.
Section 50 Licensing (Scotland) Act 2005
Under Section 50 of the Licensing (Scotland) Act a Building Standards Certificate is required to support an application for a license to permit the sale or use of alcohol. This certificate will indicate the status of any works carried out to a property under a Building Warrant and whether completion of these works either temporary or full has been granted. This information assists the Licensing Board in determining the license application.
The application fee for a Section 50 certificate is £200.00
Section 89 Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982
Under Section 89 of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act local authority approval is required to permit the use of a raised structure for standing or seated accommodation. A raised structure is a platform, stand, staging or other similar structure and Building Standards will inspect to determine that the structure is safe, secure and has sufficient provision for means of escape during a fire or other emergency.
The application fee for a Section 89 certificate is £286.00
You can pay the above applications online quickly and simply using the Council's website.
Please ensure that you fill out the reference field (e.g. address of building warrant application), a valid debit or credit card and if you have an email account your email address to allow us to send your receipt.