Skip to main content

Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-09774: Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 19 June 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what information it has regarding how many building (a) warrants and (b) completion certificates have been issued by each local authority in each of the last 10 years.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 29 June 2017

The Scottish Government has only been collecting information on the numbers of building warrants granted and completion certificates accepted since 2009-10. This information is provided by local authority in the following tables.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

NUMBER OF BUILDING WARRANTS GRANTED

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

Aberdeen City

1,977

1,811

1,661

1,719

1,891

1,857

1,985

1,408

Aberdeenshire

2,777

2,570

2,359

2,138

2,220

2,552

2,352

2,107

Angus

1,342

1,164

915

843

868

804

967

772

Argyll & Bute

1,315

978

999

1,190

866

879

857

880

City of Edinburgh

4,599

3,639

3,436

3,291

3,374

2,915

3,542

3,491

Clackmannanshire

440

291

313

271

266

287

269

267

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

359

296

240

253

300

285

272

244

Dumfries & Galloway

2,212

1,340

1,843

1,759

1,739

1,420

1,328

1,203

Dundee City

711

629

807

370

909

554

514

766

East Ayrshire

1,150

1,044

844

789

827

1,028

939

885

East Dunbartonshire

1,133

748

800

882

912

1,630

1,026

1,099

East Lothian

1,022

816

763

691

741

696

724

773

East Renfrewshire

975

713

705

751

700

795

837

771

Falkirk

1,156

861

808

800

728

794

811

778

Fife

3,405

2,593

2,438

2,152

2,121

2,017

2,136

2,190

Glasgow City

2,619

1,910

2,134

2,125

2,068

2,069

2,233

2,411

Highland

3,219

2,855

2,721

2,484

2,519

2,646

2,786

2,983

Inverclyde

541

374

363

353

317

383

351

353

Midlothian

777

671

408

543

396

506

563

552

Moray

849

726

689

637

624

638

620

612

North Ayrshire

1,662

1,772

1,569

1,302

1,594

890

1,057

762

North Lanarkshire

1,595

1,826

1,268

1,232

1,317

1,235

1,364

1,335

Orkney

283

342

313

260

276

247

290

281

Perth & Kinross

2,059

1,830

1,243

1,133

1,179

1,157

1,247

1,305

Renfrewshire

1,293

895

1,130

1,227

1,191

1,170

1,024

1,090

Scottish Borders

1,211

1,201

906

840

891

848

817

985

Shetland Islands

250

224

240

77

176

270

176

182

South Ayrshire

1,285

978

1,091

955

769

901

786

978

South Lanarkshire

2,492

2,089

1,720

1,603

2,373

1,823

1,914

1,903

Stirling

874

881

766

798

717

729

841

778

West Dunbartonshire

577

588

412

356

0

413

491

413

West Lothian

1,712

1,159

1,131

1,006

952

951

969

1,010

SCOTLAND

47,871

39,814

37,035

34,830

35,821

35,389

36,088

35,567

 

LOCAL AUTHORITY

NUMBER OF COMPLETION CERTIFICATE SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

Aberdeen City

1,173

1,704

1,784

1,757

1,858

1,642

2,188

2,016

Aberdeenshire

3,331

3,110

3,181

2,756

2,735

2,929

2,980

2,720

Angus

1,211

1,409

1,189

974

1,201

1,012

890

809

Argyll & Bute

819

744

746

1,159

1,024

904

685

1,115

City of Edinburgh

3,951

4,219

3,839

3,419

4,344

3,034

6,676

7,470

Clackmannanshire

429

294

275

259

212

396

285

362

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

358

319

322

263

309

267

259

224

Dumfries & Galloway

1,600

1,698

1,358

1

1,318

1,311

1,075

834

Dundee City

959

1,102

702

1,045

814

675

1,340

1,946

East Ayrshire

919

1,436

994

1,104

1,027

1,354

1,325

1,367

East Dunbartonshire

821

597

510

1,396

573

1,409

926

884

East Lothian

1,212

1,307

1,157

884

940

683

421

818

East Renfrewshire

909

860

988

886

779

810

1,000

1,039

Falkirk

1,114

1,081

1,023

1,072

1,001

1,163

1,022

1,474

Fife

3,304

2,806

2,544

2,559

2,371

2,336

2,823

2,810

Glasgow City

4,324

3,971

3,618

3,246

2,275

3,042

2,753

3,011

Highland

2,602

2,881

2,732

2,309

2,416

2,667

2,934

3,066

Inverclyde

710

517

638

433

416

503

1,102

375

Midlothian

1,362

963

852

838

1,133

752

1,128

1,370

Moray

745

938

916

874

694

767

823

1,230

North Ayrshire

1,945

1,354

1,302

949

1,703

1,767

1,121

1,069

North Lanarkshire

2,001

1,032

1,146

1,142

1,216

1,611

1,332

1,398

Orkney

357

356

427

336

324

274

272

327

Perth & Kinross

2,214

1,330

1,691

1,424

1,412

1,276

1,604

1,508

Renfrewshire

1,672

1,069

1,072

1,137

1,385

1,414

1,422

1,511

Scottish Borders

1,769

1,688

1,256

1,208

1,279

1,485

1,350

1,338

Shetland Islands

215

201

162

74

210

173

137

246

South Ayrshire

1,586

878

1,105

676

911

608

905

1,037

South Lanarkshire

2,296

2,088

2,104

2,105

2,322

2,800

2,390

2,660

Stirling

678

635

579

563

760

710

1,064

909

West Dunbartonshire

518

503

394

382

0

447

556

387

West Lothian

1,636

1,285

1,138

1,172

1,289

1,633

1,510

1,995

SCOTLAND

48,740

44,375

41,744

38,402

40,251

41,854

46,298

49,325