Updated to 26 November 2019 (Act No. 38 of 2019 and S.I. No. 591 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-4 4 December 1991 Building Control Act 1990 (Commencement) Order 1991  (S.I. No. 304 of 1991) art. 2(1)
S. 5 1 June 1991 Building Control Act, 1990 (Commencement) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 304 of 1991), art. 2(2)
S. 6 4 December 1991 Building Control Act 1990 (Commencement) Order 1991  (S.I. No. 304 of 1991) art. 2(1)
S. 7 4 December 1991 Building Control Act 1990 (Commencement) Order 1991  (S.I. No. 304 of 1991) art. 2(1)
Ss. 8-13 1 June 1991 Building Control Act, 1990 (Commencement) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 304 of 1991), art. 2(2)
Ss. 14, 15 4 December 1991 Building Control Act 1990 (Commencement) Order 1991  (S.I. No. 304 of 1991) art. 2(1)
Ss. 16, 17 1 June 1991 Building Control Act, 1990 (Commencement) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 304 of 1991), art. 2(2)
Ss. 18-21 4 December 1991 Building Control Act 1990 (Commencement) Order 1991  (S.I. No. 304 of 1991) art. 2(1)
Ss. 22-24 1 June 1991 Building Control Act, 1990 (Commencement) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 304 of 1991), art. 2(2)
S. 25 4 December 1991 Building Control Act 1990 (Commencement) Order 1991  (S.I. No. 304 of 1991) art. 2(1)

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Applied (col. cit.) 52/2012, ss. 1(2), 10(4)(e)
Act and regs. under restricted 10/2007, ss. 1(2), 28(1)(b)(iv)
Functions conferred on local authorities 37/2001, ss. 7, 63(2)(a)(i), schedule 12, pt. 1
Saver S.I. No. 551 of 2006, regs. 2, 22(6)
S. 1(1) amended 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 5(5), schedule 2, pt. 3
S. 1(3) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 3
S. 2 construction of references amended 37/2001, ss. 7, 88 (2)
S. 2(1) substituted 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 5(5), schedule 2, pt. 3
S. 2(1)(c) (in pt.) repealed 31/1993, ss. 1 (5), 4, schedule 1
S. 2(2), (3) deleted 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 5(5), 6, schedule 2, pt. 3
S. 3(2) substituted S.I. No. 872 of 2005, reg. 3
S. 3(2)(e) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 4(a)
S. 3(2)(ea) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 4(b)
S. 4 amended S.I. No. 112 of 1992, reg. 4(3)(c)
S. 4(2) form of application for dispensation from, or relaxation of, a requirement of building regulations prescribed S.I. No. 497 of 1997, regs. 2, 14, schedule 4
S. 4 (3) amended S.I. No. 112 of 1992, reg. 6 (3), schedule
S. 6(2)(a)(ii) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(a)
S. 6(2)(a)(iii) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(b)
S. 6(2)(a)(iv) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(c)
S. 6(2)(a)(v) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(c)
S. 6(2)(a)(vi) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(c)
S. 6(2)(a)(vii) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(c)
S. 6(2)(a)(viii) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(c)
S. 6(2)(a)(ix) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(c)
S. 6(2)(a)(x) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(c)
S. 6(2)(a)(xi) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(c)
S. 6(2)(b)(i) substituted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(d)
S. 6(2)(b)(i) form of application for fire safety certificate prescribed S.I. No. 496 of 1997, regs. 2, 13, schedule 3
S. 6(2)(b)(i) form of fire safety certificate prescribed S.I. No. 496 of 1997, regs. 2, 18, schedule 4
S. 6(2)(b)(ii) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(e)
S. 6(2)(h) fees prescribed S.I. No. 496 of 1997, regs. 2, 24, 25, 26, schedule 5
S. 6(2)(h)(ii) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(f)
S. 6(2)(k) form of commencement notice prescribed S.I. No. 496 of 1997, regs. 2, 9, schedule 2
S. 6(2)(ha) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(g)
S. 6(2)(k) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(h)
S. 6(2A) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(i)
S. 6(5) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(j)
S. 6(6) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 5(k)
S. 7 (1) (a) (b) applied S.I. No. 111 of 1992, reg. 7, schedule
S. 7 (1) (b) applied S.I. No. 111 of 1992, regs. 16, 19
S. 7(1)(c) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 6(a)(i)
S. 7(1)(d) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 6(a)(ii)
S. 7(1)(e) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 6(a)(ii)
S. 7(3) manner in which appeal is to be made and related matters prescribed S.I. No. 496 of 1997, regs. 2, 27-42, schedule 5
S. 7 (3)(c) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 6(b)
S. 7A inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 7
S. 7B inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 7
S. 8(4)(b) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 8(a)
S. 8(4)(c) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 8(b)
S. 9(3A) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 9
S. 12(1) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3)(a)
S. 12(1A) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 10(b)
S. 12(2) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 10(c)
S. 12(2A) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 10(d)
S. 12(3) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 10(e)
S. 12(4) inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 10(f)
S. 14 Building Regulations Advisory Body appointed S.I. No. 2 of 2002, arts. 2, 3, schedule
  S.I. No. 348 of 1998, arts. 2, 3, schedule
S. 17(1) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3),. 11(a)(i), 11(a)(ii)
S. 17(2)(a) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 11(a)(i), 11(a)(ii)
S. 17(2)(b) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 11(b)
S. 17(5) amended 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 11(c)
S. 17A inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 12
S. 17B inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 12
S. 17C inserted 21/2007, ss. 1(3), 12
S. 20 deleted 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 5(5), 6, schedule 2, pt. 3
S. 20(1) repealed 31/1993, ss. 1(5), 4, schedule 1
S. 20(2) (in part) repealed 31/1993, ss. 1(5), 4, schedule 1
S. 22 certain references to "sanitary authority" construed as references to "Irish Water" 50/2013, ss. 1(3), 6, 7(4)
S. 22(2) ctnc. in force of bye-laws made under with modifications 37/2001, ss. 7, 113(1), 209(6)

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 3 Building Regulations (Part F Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 263 of 2019)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 526 of 2018)
  Building Regulations (Part L Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 538 of 2017)
  Building Regulations (Part B Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 57 of 2017)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 4 of 2017)
  Building Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 365 of 2015)
  Building Regulations (Part E Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 606 of 2014)
  Building Regulations (Part K Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 180 of 2014)
  Building Regulations (Part J Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 133 of 2014)
  Building Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 105 of 2014)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 9 of 2014)
  Building Regulations (Part D Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 224 of 2013)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 80 of 2013)
  Building Regulations (Part A Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 138 of 2012)
  Building Regulations (Part L Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 259 of 2011)
  Building Regulations (Part H Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 561 of 2010)
  Building Regulations (Part M Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 513 of 2010)
  Building Regulations (Part F Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 556 of 2009)
  Building Regulations (Part G Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 335 of 2008)
  Building Regulations (Part L Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 259 of 2008)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 854 of 2007)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 115 of 2006)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 873 of 2005)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 581 of 2002)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 284 of 2002)
  Building Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 497 of 1997) (S.I. No. 441 of 2000)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 179 of 2000)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 249 of 2000)
  Building Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 497 of 1997)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) Regualtions 1994 (S.I. No. 154 of 1994)
  Building Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 306 of 1991)
  Building Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 306 of 1991)
S. 4 Building Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 497 of 1997)
  Building Control Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 496 of 1997)
  Building Control Act 1990 (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 182 of 1992)
  Building Control Act 1990 (Fees) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 112 of 1992)
  Building Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 306 of 1991)
  Building Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 306 of 1991)
S. 6 Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 526 of 2018)
  Building Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 365 of 2015)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 243 of 2015)
  Building Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 105 of 2014)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 9 of 2014)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 80 of 2013)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 351 of 2009)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 85 of 2004)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 10 of 2000)
  Building Control Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 496 of 1997)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 153 of 1994)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 190 of 1993)
  Building Control Act 1990 (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 182 of 1992)
  Building Control Act 1990 (Fees) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 112 of 1992)
  Building Control Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 305 of 1991)
  Building Control Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 305 of 1991)
S. 7 Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 351 of 2009)
  Building Control Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 496 of 1997)
  Building Control Act 1990 (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 182 of 1992)
  Building Control Act 1990 (Fees) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 112 of 1992)
  Building Control Act 1990 (Appeals) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 111 of 1992)
S. 14 Building Regulations Advisory Body Order 2002 (Amendment) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 503 of 2006)
  Building Regulations Advisory Body Order 2002 (Amendment) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 697 of 2004)
  Building Regulations Advisory Body Order 2002 (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 62 of 2003)
  Building Regulations Advisory Body Order 2002 (S.I. No. 2 of 2002)
  Building Regulations Advisory Body Order 1998 (Amendment) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 318 of 1999)
  Building Regulations Advisory Body Order 1998 (S.I. No. 348 of 1998)
  Building Regulations Advisory Body Order 1995 (Amendment) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 200 of 1997)
  Building Regulations Advisory Body Order 1995 (Amendment) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 133 of 1996)
  Building Regulations Advisory Body Order 1995 (S.I. No. 190 of 1995)
  Building Regulations Advisory Body Order 1992 (S.I. No. 113 of 1992)
S. 17 Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 526 of 2018)
  Building Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 365 of 2015)
  Building Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 105 of 2014)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 9 of 2014)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 80 of 2013)
S. 18 Building Regulations (Part F Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 263 of 2019)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 526 of 2018)
  Building Regulations (Part L Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 538 of 2017)
  Building Regulations (Part B Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 57 of 2017)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 4 of 2017)
  Building Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 365 of 2015)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 243 of 2015)
  Building Regulations (Part E Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 606 of 2014)
  Building Regulations (Part K Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 180 of 2014)
  Building Regulations (Part J Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 133 of 2014)
  Building Control (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 105 of 2014)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 9 of 2014)
  Building Regulations (Part D Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 224 of 2013)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2013 (S.I. No. 80 of 2013)
  Building Regulations (Part A Amendment) Regulations 2012 (S.I. No. 138 of 2012)
  Building Regulations (Part L Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 259 of 2011)
  Building Regulations (Part H Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 561 of 2010)
  Building Regulations (Part M Amendment) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 513 of 2010)
  Building Regulations (Part F Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 556 of 2009)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (S.I. No. 351 of 2009)
  Building Regulations (Part G Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 335 of 2008)
  Building Regulations (Part L Amendment) Regulations 2008 (S.I. No. 259 of 2008)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 854 of 2007)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 115 of 2006)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2005 (S.I. No. 873 of 2005)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 85 of 2004)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 581 of 2002)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 284 of 2002)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 441 of 2000)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 249 of 2000)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 179 of 2000)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2000 (S.I. No. 10 of 2000)
  Building Regulations 1997 (S.I. No. 497 of 1997
  Building Control Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 496 of 1997)
  Building Regulations (Amendment) Regualtions 1994 (S.I. No. 154 of 1994)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 153 of 1994)
  Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 190 of 1993)
  Building Control Act 1990 (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 182 of 1992)
  Building Control Act 1990 (Fees) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 112 of 1992)
  Building Control Act 1990 (Appeals) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 111 of 1992)
  Building Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 306 of 1991)
  Building Control Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 305 of 1991)
  Building Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 306 of 1991)
  Building Control Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 305 of 1991)