How to submit electronic documents on the eBuilding Standards portal

Complete an Application to Extend Period of Validity of Building Warrant

These are guidance notes for submitting on the online portal.

1. To add a blank 'Application to Extend Period of Validity of Building Warrant' form:

2. Under 'Draft Forms', select 'Application to Extend Period of Validity of Building Warrant '.

Select application to extend period of validity of building warrant

3. To begin the 'Application to Extend Period of Validity of Building Warrant', select the link 'Main Details'.

Select main details

4. Answer the questions for the 5 sections 'Main Details', 'Supporting Documentation', 'Email Notification', 'Declaration' and 'Fee'.

Helpful hints:

a) Main Details

  1. You will need to know your Building Warrant reference number, which looks something like 18/00999/BDAL. You can find your Building Warrant Reference number and date of issue on your Building Warrant.
  2. The Duly Authorised Agent (if you had one) is the person who drew up your plans and submitted your Building Warrant application.

b) Supporting Documentation (if needed)

  1. There are rules about the size of electronic files and orientation of documents that you need to follow:
  • Each electronic file must be no larger than 5Mb.
  • You can supply up to 100Mb in total for all supporting files.
  • Drawings to be viewed as landscape should be supplied as landscape.
  • If you do not know the paper size, choose 'Not Applicable'.

c) Fee

  1. The only payment method possible is Credit or Debit card.
  2. You will be asked to pay the fee once all the green ticks are complete.

5. When you have completed the 5 sections, you will see 6 green ticks. Press the 'Next' button.

Complete 6 green ticks

6. You are now ready to submit your application. Select 'I Accept' and then 'Submit'.

Select I accept and submit

7. You will now be directed to Midlothian Council's payment page. Complete your card details and then 'Submit'.

Make a payment

8. You will now see a 'Success! Your ''Application to Extend Period of Validity of Building Warrant' has been submitted.

You will also receive an email from advising that your proposal has been sent to Midlothian Council.


9. Select 'Back to Proposal Summary' and you will see your 'Application to Extend Period of Validity of Building Warrant' listed under 'Submitted Forms'.

Back to proposal