Apply for a Building Warrant

Building Warrant advice

Before you carry out any building work you should check if you need a building warrant. The technical handbooks cover this in more detail.

Some works that may not need a warrant are

  • new windows
  • replacing features like for like
  • installing thermal insulation
  • balanced flues
  • lining a flue
  • conservatories, porches, greenhouses, car ports and covered areas
  • detached garages and garden sheds.

You can find out more information about doing building works or home improvements by using the Scottish Government's guide.