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For Office Use
Ref no.................................
Fee .....................................
Date paid ...........................
Receipt no .........................
Certificates of Design
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Midlothian Council
Building Standards
Fairfield House
8 Lothian Road
Dalkeith EH22 3ZN
Tel 0131 270 7500
Fax 0131 271 3537
www.midlothian.gov.uk/buildingstandards
Application for Amendment of
Building Warrant
Building (Scotland) Act 2003
Application under section 9 to amend a building warrant
You can submit an Application for Amendment of Building Warrant on-line through the eBuilding Standards portal.
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Applicant
Name...............................................................................................
Address............................................................................................
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Post code.........................................................................................
Tel no......................................... Fax no........................................
Email...............................................................................................
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Duly authorised agent (if any)
Name...............................................................................................
Address............................................................................................
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Post code.........................................................................................
Tel no......................................... Fax no........................................
Email...............................................................................................
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Owner (if different from original warrant
application)
Name...............................................................................................
Address............................................................................................
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Post code.........................................................................................
Tel no......................................... Fax no........................................
Email...............................................................................................
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Details of building warrant
Date of building warrant.................................................................
Reference number of building warrant............................................
Location of building or site to which the building warrant applies
Address............................................................................................
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Post code.........................................................................................
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For amendments to construction
What changes do you wish to make to the proposals for which a
building warrant was granted?
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For later stage(s)
(complete this section for staged warrants only)
For which stages did the original warrant require further detail?
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For which of these stages are you now applying to amend the
warrant?
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For amendments which alter the intended use of
an existing building
Please state if this results in a conversion in terms of the regulations
(see annex 1)
YES NO
If YES, please state which description of conversion applies.
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Value of works after amendment
How does the proposed amendment alter the estimated value of
works?
Value as stated in warrant £.........................................
Estimated value of the additional work £.........................................
Please note that the verifier may seek evidence for this figure, and
make comparisons with established independent indices of building
costs.
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Certificate(s) of design
Are you using an approved certifier of design and intend to
provide a certificate or certificates to support this application?
YES NO
[If YES, please indicate when the certificate(s) of design will be
submitted in relation to this application and see annex 2]
a)
Certificate(s) of design will be submitted with this
application
b)
Certificate(s) of design will be submitted following the
submission of this application
Aspects of design that can be certified against building regulations are
Building Structures and/or Energy.
A discount on the fee for the application for building warrant is
available provided each certificate of design is submitted prior to the
building warrant being granted.
If after giving notice of intent to provide a certificate from an approved
certifier of design the certificate is not provided to support this
application, the amount of fee discounted requires to be paid to the
verifier and may delay the granting of the building warrant.
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Certificates of construction
Do you intend to use an approved certifier of construction and
provide a certificate to accompany the completion certificate
submission?
YES NO [If YES, see annex 3]
Aspects of construction that can be certified against building
regulations are Electrical installations and/or Drainage, heating and
plumbing.
If after giving notice of intent to use a certifier of construction a
certificate from an approved certifier is not provided with the
completion certificate submission, the amount of fee discounted
requires to be paid to the verifier and may delay the acceptance of the
completion certificate by the verifier.
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Declaration
I/We* apply for amendment of building warrant in accordance
with the details supplied above and the necessary accompanying
information (including drawings, and specifications).:
Signed.................................................................................................
(applicant/duly authorised agent*)
Dated..................................................................................................
*Delete as appropriate
ANNNEX 1
CONVERSION
Any change in the occupation or use of a building which falls
into one of the following descriptions is considered a conversion
to which the building regulations apply.
Change in the occupation or use of:
1 A building to create a dwelling or dwellings or a part thereof.
2 A building ancillary to a dwelling to increase the area of
human occupation.
3 A building which alters the number of dwellings in a building.
4 A domestic building to any other type of building.
5 A residential building to any other type of building.
6 A residential building which involves a significant alteration
of the characteristics of the persons who occupy, or will
occupy, the building, or which significantly increase the
number of people occupying, or expected to occupy, the
building.
7 A building so that it becomes a residential building.
8 An exempt building (in terms of Schedule 1) to a building
which is not so exempt.
9 A building to allow access by the public where previously
there was none.
10 A building to accommodate parts in different occupation
where previously it was not so occupied.
ANNEX 2
CERTIFICATES FROM APPROVED CERTIFIERS OF DESIGN
1) Submitting certificate(s) of design WITH this application
If you are submitting any certificates from approved certifiers
of design with this application, please list reference numbers
of any certificates from approved certifiers of design, and
attach the signed certificates to this application:
Reference number......................................................................
Reference number......................................................................
2) Submitting certificate(s) of design AFTER this application
If you intend to provide any certificates from approved
certifiers of design after you have made this application,
please list details of the certification scheme(s) and approved
certifier(s) of design:
Scheme 1....................................................................................
Name of certifier........................................................................
Certifier registration number......................................................
Name of approved body.............................................................
Approved body registration number..........................................
Scheme 2....................................................................................
Name of certifier........................................................................
Certifier registration number......................................................
Name of approved body.............................................................
Approved body registration number..........................................
Annex 2 Important Note: The certificates must be signed by
certifiers fully approved to issue certificates for the matters
certified on the date the certificate was signed.
Address to which you should send this application
Building Standards Manager,
Midlothian Council,
Fairfield House,
8 Lothian Road,
Dalkeith,
Midlothian
EH22 3ZN
Notes
1. Any applicant aggrieved by the decision of a verifier to refuse a
warrant may, within 21 days of the date of the decision, appeal
to the sheriff by way of summary application
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WARNING - Please note that approval of amendment of
building warrant:
does not remove the need to obtain amended planning
permission, if that is required (consult the planning
authority if in doubt).
does not alter the original period of validity of the warrant.
(See model form C - application to extend period of validity
of building warrant).
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ANNEX 3
CERTIFICATES FROM APPROVED CERTIFIERS OF
CONSTRUCTION
Please list the certification scheme(s) for which you intend to use
an approved certifier of construction and provide a certificate to
accompany the completion certificate submission:
Scheme 1...........................................................................................
If known, please provide certifier of construction details:
Name of certifier...............................................................................
Certifier registration number.............................................................
Name of approved body....................................................................
Approved body registration number.................................................
Include work types - if applicable to Scheme...................................
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Scheme 2...........................................................................................
If known, please provide certifier of construction details:
Name of certifier...............................................................................
Certifier registration number.............................................................
Name of approved body....................................................................
Approved body registration number.................................................
Include work types - if applicable to Scheme...................................
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Annex 3 Important Notes
If the intention to provide a certificate from an approved certifier
of construction is not declared on this form, this does not preclude
a certificate subsequently being provided with the completion
certificate submission.
Any person intending to use an approved certifier of construction
should check the current status of known firms by using the
Certification Register available at www.gov.scot/bsd.
Work types apply to the ‘Drainage, heating and plumbing’ include:
Above ground drainage
Below ground drainage
Biomass boiler installations
Gas installations up to 70kW input
Gas installations over 70kW output
Oil installations up to 45kW output
Solid fuel installations up to 50kW output
Unvented hot water cylinder
Solar thermal panels
Air source heat pumps
Ground source heat pumps
Electrical work to BS 7671 relating to drainage, heating and
plumbing
Form B - Application for Amendment of Building Warrant 31 Oct 2019
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