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Commencement and Completion

Commencement and Completion

The following pages provide guidance, information and related documents and forms to assist developers in ensuring they adhere to certain requirements of their planning permissions and to requirements relating to Building Control legislation.

In particular the pages relate to the standards of completion of public services in residential developments, setting out the technical specifications required to meet the taking in charge standard of South Dublin County Council and to the security to be lodged to safeguard the completion of services.

Specifically there is also information relating to requirements to be met at or before commencement of development including, the lodgement of security/bonds, submission of commencement notices, disability access certificates, 7 day notices and Fire Safety Certificates.

Statutory Declaration, Fire Safety Certificate, Disability Applications & Commencement Notices over the Christmas Period 2018

Due to Christmas closing hours please note the latest date for receipt of Seven Day Notice, hard copy documentation (i.e. copy of Statutory Declaration and Fire Safety Certificate application) in South Dublin County Council is 12pm on Tuesday the 18th December 2018.

The office will re-open for the submission of hard copy documentation for Seven Day Notices at 9am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

The last day for submission of commencement notices through the online BCMS system is 11.59 on Wednesday 19th December 2018. The system will be closed and will not accept new submissions until 12.01 AM on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

The latest date for receipt of Fire Certificate Applications /Regularisation Fire Certificate Applications /Revised Fire Certificate Applications, Disability Access Certificate Applications by South Dublin County Council is 12pm on Wednesday 19th December 2018.

All Fire Certificates, 7 Day Notices and Disability Access Certificates received after the last dates specified above will be considered to have been received on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

Please note that Certificates of Compliance on Completion will not be added to the register between 21st December 2018 to 3rd January 2019 and you should bear this in mind when submitting a Pre Notification of Completion.  

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