Local Authority Building Standards Scotland (LABSS)
LABSS verifiers in Scotland protect the public interest by delivering public sector expertise to ensure buildings are safe, accessible, dry and warm.
See LABSS advice on building and product issues when assessing building projects
LABSS operate a central reviewing and assessment group to provide a locus for national decisions including a customer focused national approval system for house builders and developers. STAS offers approvals of standard building designs prepared by designers and developers of domestic and non-domestic projects in support of building warrant applications in Scotland, and producing real savings in time in the approval process.
LABSS brings together all the building standards expertise, skills and resources from over 500 professionals working across every local authority in Scotland. Our local teams work alongside homeowners, designers, professionals in construction and manufacturers providing the regulatory building standards service you can trust.
You can have confidence in Local Authority Building Standards Scotland
A Building Standards Workforce Strategy
The aim of the workforce strategy is to bring to the fore the importance of having the right blend of skills and experience to carry out their role as a verifier, maintaining and building their capacity and capability to deliver a sustainable service into the future.
This strategy is for them and for people who want to join the building standards profession and build a career that makes a positive impact on all of our communities.
Our national network of surveyors deliver building standards services to you locally. We're impartial and here to protect you and your project.