Your data: building warrant application

How we use your information

Aberdeen City Council collects, maintains and processes automatically information about you for Building Warrant application processing and determination purposes, and this data may also be used for consultation purposes.

The personal information can include your name, address, telephone number, signature and email address. The information may be provided to us by an agent submitting an application on your behalf.

In order to assist us in keeping information accurate and up to date, the applicant and, where applicable, the agent should notify the Council immediately of any changes to the information which has been entered on the Building Warrant application form.

The Building Warrant Application and supporting documents may be viewed by members of the public at our offices, as required in terms of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 and supporting regulations. The information which has been provided on the Building Warrant Application Form and the supporting documents will be published on our website for the purpose of advertising weekly Building Warrant application lists and other information. Search the Building Standards database

Information will be shared only in accordance with the requirements of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 or otherwise as required by law, including disclosure to other agencies, for example Fire, Police, Scottish Natural Heritage, Historic Scotland, as required for the purposes of determining this application.

How long we will keep your information for

We will hold this data in accordance with the terms of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 and supporting regulations. See details of how long we keep Building Standards records for.

Your rights

You have rights in relation to your data, including the right to ask for a copy of it. See the Your data page for more information about all the rights you have, as well as the contact details for the Council’s Data Protection Officer. You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner's Office if you think we haven’t handled your data properly.

Our legal basis

Aberdeen City Council is the Data Controller for this information. Wherever we process personal information we need to make sure we have a legal basis for doing so. The Council understands our legal basis for processing this information as Article 6(1)(c) of the General Data Protection Regulation as this is an activity we are legally required to carry out under the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 and supporting regulations.


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