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Guidance for Members of the public, business customers and professionals:

  • Building standards services describes how your local authority verifier can help you with your building project
  • Postcode search allows you to find the local authority verifier responsible for a site by entering the postcode
  • Partnerships Schemes contains LABSS services that can help our local and national business customers
  • Advice on building projects - BSD provides comprehensive advice to you when you engage on a building project as evidenced by the references within this website. LABSS aids and adds to this advice through close working directly with your local building standards surveyor and by the publication of Information Papers designed to clarify the extent of any minimum standard you must meet.
  • The LABSS Building Excellence Awards are being developed for introduction on an annual basis for providers of Building Standards Services in Scotland
  • Detailed technical resources, research, policy documents, training and news items can be found in our Publications page and News and views sections
  • The private Members' area is for the use of  LABSS members only
  • Find out more about building Standards on this YouTube channel link - a video for homeowners and builders 

Throughout our website you will find that the titles of many of the organisations that we deal with have been abbreviated into acronyms for ease of reference. Please click LABSS Stakeholders to find a list of acronyms for the organisations we deal with on a regular basis.

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