Building Standards

Building Standards work with our customers, colleagues and partners to safeguard the built environment.

Our aim is to ensure that buildings in Moray comply with building regulations including:

  • the health and safety of all persons in or about buildings
  • furthering the saving of fuel and power
  • furthering the success of sustainable development

The services provided by Building Standards include:

  • Process building warrant applications, including pre-warrant discussions
  • Inspection of construction work relating to building warrants
  • Verification of completion certificate submissions
  • A building standards enquiry system
  • Licensing
  • Enforcement relating to unauthorised or dangerous buildings


Find out how to make or amend an application or head straight to the online Building Standards portal to manage your applications online 24/7.


Grampian Building Standards Consortium

We work formally and collaboratively with Aberdeen City Council and Aberdeenshire Council under the name Grampian Building Standards Consortium (GBSC). 

The consortium shall use this grouping to process benchmark and liaise with customers to enhance service delivery.  

Training initiatives delivered to both staff and customers will also be targeted by the consortium.

Contact Us

Building Standards

0300 1234561

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