Ireland

Building Regulations for Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland

Northern Ireland

The Department of Finance and Personnel (DFP) is responsible for the development and the implementation of policy and legislation relating to the Building Regulations for Northern Ireland.

Under Article 3 of the Building Regulations (NI) Order 1979, the Department is empowered to:"make regulations to be known as "building regulations" -
for all or any of the matters set out in Schedule 1 [of the Order]; and  for such other matters relating to buildings as appear to the Department after consultation with the Advisory Committee to be relevant to the purposes of this Order."

The advisory committee is the Northern Ireland Building Regulations Advisory Committee.

 

Republic of Ireland Building Regulations

 

Republic of Ireland

The Department of the Environment, Heritage & Local Government  is responsible for the development and the implementation of policy and legislation relating to the Building Regulations for the Republic of Ireland.

Technical Booklet:-

D - Structure

E - Fire safety

F1 - Conservation of fuel and power in dwellings

F2 - Conservation of fuel and power in buildings other than dwellings

G - Sound

G1 - Sound conversions

H - Stairs, ramps, guarding and protection from impact

K - Ventilation

L - Cobustion appliances

N - Drainage

P - Hot water storage unvented systems

R - Access to and use of buildings

V - Glazing