An application is required for a temporary raised structure erected 600 mm or more above ground level. This includes, raised/terraced seating, a stage and any other structure to where the public have access.
We are responsible for inspecting raised structures and issuing consent to use such structures in our geographic area under section 89 of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982.
This consent is required for all raised structures which take the form of a platform, stand, staging or other similar structures, common examples of structures requiring permission are:
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- temporary tiered seating at sporting events or circuses;
- staging at rock festivals and concerts;
- media platforms e.g. for cameramen;
- siting of trailers for use as a stage.