Amendments to Building Regulations
Amendments to the Building Regulations to Part A (Interpretation and General), Part F (Conservation of Fuel and Power), Schedule 2 (Classes of exempt buildings) and in Schedule 3 Part A (Giving notices and deposit of plans) and Part C (Particulars to be given with an application for a type approval certificate) together with the introduction of a new Part M (Physical infrastructure for high-speed electronic communications networks), Regulations 77A and 77B, with an associated Technical Booklet M have been published by the Department of Finance.
The minor amendments – by way of clarifications to Part F came into operation on the 28th November 2016 with all the other amendments and the new part M coming into operation on the 1st January 2017.
This new Part M applies to all new buildings being constructed and to buildings carrying out major renovation works to existing buildings. In this particular instance, ‘major renovation works’ purely relates to the modification of a significant part, or all, of the entire in-building physical infrastructure.
The Legislation and Technical booklet M can be downloaded via the following links:
We are delighted to announce that the 25th Annual Building Control Northern Ireland Fire Safety Conference is being held on 23rd & 24th February 2023 in the Armagh City Hotel.
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