Building Control Regulations 1997

Procedure on receipt of application.

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14.  F26 [ (1) On receipt of an application for a fire safety certificate, a building control authority shall—

( a ) record the date of receipt of the application and all the documents that accompanied the application, and

( b ) consider whether the application complies with the requirements of article 13 .

(2) Where a building control authority consider that an application for a Fire Safety Certificate complies with the requirements of article 13 , they shall send to the applicant an acknowledgement in writing stating the date of receipt of the application.

(3) Where a building control authority consider that an application for a fire safety certificate does not comply with article 13 , they may, as they consider appropriate having regard to the extent of the failure to comply with the said article, by notice in writing —

( a ) inform the applicant that the application is invalid and cannot be considered by the authority, or

( b ) require the applicant to furnish such further plans, calculations, specifications or particulars, or such additional fee, as may be necessary to comply with the said article.

(4) Where a building control authority serve a notice in accordance with sub-article 3(a) , they shall return to the applicant the fee which accompanied the application, and

( a ) where the application has been filed electronically on the Building Control Management System, delete the application and all the documents that accompanied the application, or

( b ) where the application has not been filed electronically on the Building Control Management System, return to the applicant, the application and all the documents that accompanied the application. ]

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F26

Substituted (1.07.2021) by Building Control (Amendment) Regulations 2021 (S.I. No. 229 of 2021), art. 6, in effect as per art. 2.