Building warrant forms

There are different building warrant forms that you may need to complete at the different stages of your project. 

Submit online

You can submit all types of building standards applications online  through the national eBuilding Standards portal where electronic forms are available for submission. The portal will also allow the submission of any additional documentation required to process an existing application such as revised drawings or any certificate relating to completion, the required form for these is ‘additional supporting documents’.

Submit paper application

Alternatively, you can submit applications in paper. Please send them to our correspondence address for processing.

Please use Scottish Government’s model forms to submit the following applications to us:

  • Form A - Application for building warrant
  • Form B - Application for amendment to building warrant
  • Form C - Application to extend period of validity of warrant
  • Form E - Application for temporary occupation or use
  • Form J - Notice regarding start of work
  • Form L - Notice of intention to use an approved certifier of construction
  • Form Q - Notice of finalisation of design details
  • Form 5 - Completion certificate - submission
  • Form 6 - Submission for late certificate of completion

You can use one of our own forms for:

For work carried out before 1st May 2005 without obtaining warrant approval you will need to apply for a letter of comfort (pdf 106KB).

Application fees

Remember that you need to submit the required fee with your Building Warrant. The fee required for each building warrant application or amendment is set nationally by the Scottish Government. It is calculated on a sliding scale depending on the estimated cost of the work.

We cannot process your application until you have paid the correct fee.

There are a number of ways to pay for building warrant applications and other services:

  • online as part of an online submission
  • by telephone via our local offices with a debit or credit card
  • by post, by sending a cheque (payable to Aberdeenshire Council) with your application to our correspondence address

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