Denny & Dunipace Town Council. Dean of Guild Court records

Primary maker
Denny & Dunipace Town Council. Dean of Guild Court
Production date
1894-1975
Description
Plans (mainly major warrants) and registers

Object Detail


Name/title notes
The Dean of Guild Court was responsible for planning and building regulations in the Burgh. The origins of the Dean of Guild Court were in the medieval Royal Burghs. Their powers to hear offences against neighbourliness gradually evolved into modern planning and building control regulations.
From 1862 Town Councils were permitted to set up Dean of Guild Courts and from 1892 all town councils were required to set up Dean of Guild Courts. The Dean of Guild Courts had powers to impose conditions relating to public health under the 1862 Police Act.
The contents and range of planning records are affected by the 1947 Town & Country Planning (Scotland) Act and by planning legislation in 1964.
Level of current record
Sub-collection
Production date
1894-1975
Measurements
799 items (6.2m)
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Restriction
Off-site storage
Open - no restriction on access
Restriction notes
The Building (Procedure) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 removed the access restrictions imposed by the Building (Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 2004. Note however that copying of plans of residential property is restricted to owners, occupiers, tenants and prospective tenants. Access to and copying of plans of public buildings where there is a security concern require consent of owner in writing.
Accession number
A999

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