UK Scotland
Scottish Government Building Standards Division

Building Standards Division of the Scottish Government is responsible for building standards policy and legislation; for the review and development of technical standards and for the co-ordination and management of building research programmes. The Division ensures effective operation of the Building (Scotland) Act and handles all relaxations and views cases. It is also responsible for implementing the European Energy Performance of Buildings Directive and Construction Products Regulations in Scotland and liaises closely with England, Wales and Northern Ireland.


Scottish Government
Directorate for Local Government and Communities
Denholm House,
Almondvale Way
EH54 6GA

Phone: SG Central Enquiry Unit 08457 741 741
Fax: 01506 600401

UK Scotland (LABSS)
Local Authority Building Standards Scotland – LABSS

LABSS is an organisation which represents all 32 Scottish Local Authority Building Standards Services.
Our membership consists of Local Authority employees who are primarily engaged in the provision of Building Standards services.
The primary aim of LABBS is to promote a culture of continuous improvement and the achievement of best value principles in the delivery of a Local Authority Building Standards service.

Note: until May 2012 named the Scottish Association of Building Standards Managers – SABSM


William Clarke
Principle Building Standards Officer
Moray Council
Council Offices
High Street
IV30 1BX

Phone: (+44) 1343 562291