SSI 2017/188. The Building (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) Regulations 2017. Comes into force 1st July. These regulations make amendments to four sets of regulations namely:
a) SSI 2004/428. Building (Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 2004. Adds Regulation 2A which allows the submission of documentation by electronic means. Amends regulation 56 which allows access to plans via a website and makes very minor amendments to Schedule 2.
b) SSI 2004/406. Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004. Adds Regulation 23A referring to detached single-storey buildings used for shelter or sleeping in connection with recreation.
c) SSI 2004/508. Building (Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2004. Adds definitions for ““certificate of construction”, “certificate of design”, “section certificate” and “single item certificate”. The contents of Regulations 5 (discounts – certificates of design), 6 (discounts – certificates of construction) and the table in the schedule are amended.
d) SSI 2005/172. Building (Forms) (Scotland) Regulations 2005. Makes minor changes to update the forms in the regulations.