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Apply for a temporary raised structure

Find out how to apply for a temporary raised structure.

Service information

If you wish to erect a temporary raised structure in East Renfrewshire then you must apply for a temporary raised structure permit.

Use this service to apply for a temporary raised structure permit if:

  • you wish to erect a platform, stand, staging or similar structure which provides seating or standing
  • the structure is 600m or more above ground level

Before you start

You must provide a detailed plan of the proposed structure including entry and exit points, emergency routes and where necessary lighting points.

You don't need to apply for permission if:

  • a building warrant has been approved for the building
  • scaffolding or similar equipment is used in the building works

How much does it cost?

The fee payable for inspection is £287.25.

For inspections required out with office hours or applications received less than 14 days from the event, additional fees may apply.

How to apply?

Submit the online form below, ensuring you complete all relevant sections with details of the proposed structure.

Apply online

What happens next?

We'll only provide the temporary structure permit when we carry out an inspection and we're satisfied it has been safely constructed and secured, with sufficient means of entrance and exit, including means of escape in case of fire or other emergency.

Last modified on 1 April 2022