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Building Control Regulations and Commencement Notices

In accordance with the Building Control (Amendment) Regulations, 2014,  Commencement Notices and 7 Day Notices for construction work must now be submitted online.  A Commencement Notice is typically required for the construction or extension of a building or the material alteration of a building including dwelling houses. 

The online system may be accessed at where first time users are required to create an account.  Fees may also be paid online.  If you are experiencing difficulties in using the system or submitting a Notice please contact Building Control at 021 4924332 or   

Building Control Officers are also available to discuss specific regulatory requirements for your project in advance or assist with queries in relation to technical requirements of the Building Regulations.    

Further information may be found at


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