The Department of Finance Consultations

The Department of Finance has recently launched consultations to;

  • Change Building Regulations to help increase energy efficiency standards for new buildings


  • Revise current Building Control Fees.

For more detailed information, please visit the Department’s website using the following links.

Consultation Proposals for amendment of Technical Booklet Guidance to Part F (Conservation of fuel and power)

Consultation on Building (Prescribed Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2022


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