S.I. No. 85 of 2004

Statutory Instrument
S.I. No. 85 of 2004
Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2004

S.I. No. 85 of 2004
Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2004
The Minister for the Environment Heritage and Local Government, in exercise of the powers
conferred on him by Sections 6 and 18 of the Building Control Act 1990 (No. 3 of 1990),
hereby makes the following Regulations:-
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Building Control
(Amendment) Regulations, 2004.
2. These Regulations shall come into operation on 1 April 2004.
3. In these Regulations, “the Principal Regulations” means the
Building Control Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 496 of 1997).
4. The Principal Regulations are hereby amended by the substitution
of the following for the Second Schedule –

Second Schedule
Form of Commencement Notice for Development
(Notice to a Building Control Authority pursuant to Part II of the
Building Control Regulations, 1997)
Building Control Authority: ________________________
Date Received _________________
Register Ref. _________________
Entered on _________________
Entered by _________________
Fee Received _________________
1. I, the undersigned, hereby give notice/give notice on behalf of the person(s) named below*, to the
above Building Control Authority (in accordance with Part ll of the Building Control Regulations)
that) I/the persons named below* intend to carry out the development as described below.
(* Delete whichever is inappropriate)
Signature: ___________________________ Date: ___________
Tel: ____________________________ Fax:________________
Name of person(s): _______________________ Email: _________________________
Address: __________________________________________________________________________
Commencement date (of works): ___________________ Fee payable (€): ____________
2a. PROJECT PARTICULARS: (In addition, for Residential Developments, please complete
Section 2b below)
Description of proposed development:
Planning Permission No.: _______________ Date Granted: _______________________
Date of expiry: ________________
Fire Safety Certificate Number (if applicable): ____________________________
Location of development: __________________________________________________________
2b. Residential Development Information:
Total number of dwelling units (all phases*): _____________Total no of phases*:________________
Phase for this commencement notice: ____________________
No.of units for this phase/commencement notice**: ___________
Commencement date for this phase: __________________
(Proposed) End-date for this phase: ________________
* Where applicable, i.e. phasing not relevant for single houses. ** Include single house figure here also
3. Builder:
Name: _____________________________ Tel: ____________________ Fax: _________________
Address: ____________________________________________________________________
Email: _________________________
4. Building Owner Details: ( if different from Section 1 above)
Name: ___________________________ Tel: ____________________ Fax: _________________
Address: _________________________________________________________________________
Email: ____________________________
5. Building Designer Details:
Name: ___________________________ Tel: ____________________ Fax: ___________________
Address: _________________________________________________________________________
Email: _________________________
6. Information: Person(s) from whom such plans, documents and any other information, as are
necessary to show that the building or works will, if built in accordance with design, comply with the
requirements of the Building Regulations, may be obtained.
Name: ____________________________ Tel: ____________________ Fax: _________________
Address: ________________________________________________ Email: ___________________
7. Drainage System Foundations: Person(s) from whom notifications of the pouring of any
foundations and/or the covering up of any drainage systems may be obtained.
Name: ____________________________ Tel: ____ ________________ Fax: _________________
Address: __________________________________________________________________________
Given under the Official
Seal of the Minister for the
Environment, Heritage and
Local Government this 4th day
of March 2004.
L.S. Martin Cullen
Minister for the Environment,
Heritage and Local Government
Explanatory Note
(This note is not part of the instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation)
These Regulations amend the prescribed form of Commencement Notice which must
generally be served on the local building control authority – prior to the start of work on
the construction of new buildings or the material alteration of, or extension to, existing
The Regulations will come into operation on the 1st April 2004.