RoS ready to meet customer needs

I’m continuing to send you regular updates to outline the measures that Registers of Scotland (RoS) is taking in response to the ongoing public health emergency and how these measures are helping businesses and customers. Updates this week include: RoS ready to meet customer demand as limits on house moves relax on 29 June Digital services take the lead as RoS buildings remain closed to … Continue reading RoS ready to meet customer needs

RoS supporting the recovery

I’m continuing to send you regular updates to outline the measures that Registers of Scotland (RoS) are taking in response to the ongoing public health emergency and how these measures have been helping businesses and customers. For clarity, our buildings remain closed and we are therefore not accepting paper applications or personal presentments at our offices, but we have implemented a range of solutions (detailed … Continue reading RoS supporting the recovery

Another week of positive progress

I’m continuing to send you regular updates to outline the measures that Registers of Scotland (RoS) are taking in response to the ongoing public health emergency and how these measures have been helping businesses and customers.   Significant updates this week include: Changes to statutory fees Government signals an ease in lockdown measures on construction sector Fees As part of our review process, RoS this … Continue reading Another week of positive progress

Development Plan Approval: Growing the service and a new survey

The 2018-19 financial year has come and gone, and at RoS we’re looking to the future of our Development Plan Approval (DPA) service – that’s why we’ve recently launched a new survey for users to better understand how they use DPA. At the same time, we’re delighted that DPA has become a service that’s valued for how it helps add confidence and efficiency to registering … Continue reading Development Plan Approval: Growing the service and a new survey

Redesigning our approved developments search

Blog post by Oli Kass, Digital Manager. Our approved developments listing houses a searchable database of development plan PDFs. Solicitors and developers use these plans to confirm that developments are to be built on land that a developer owns. Reviewing this content when moving from our legacy site to the new ros.gov.uk was a big challenge. The content had to better address user needs and … Continue reading Redesigning our approved developments search

Development Plan Approval: Plans role

The development plan approval service (DPA) offers a start-to-finish service; from identifying any issues with extent or ownership at the start of the planning stage, through to a deeds check prior to an application being made. We caught up with Colin Mitchell, Plans Officer in DPA to find out more about the part he plays in delivering the service. Tell us a bit about your … Continue reading Development Plan Approval: Plans role