Disability-Access-Certificate (DAC)

A DAC is required for new buildings other than dwellings (including apartment buildings) and certain works to which the Requirements of Part M of the Building Regulations apply, which commence or take place on or after 1 January 2010
A DAC is an approval by the Building Control Authority that the proposed design of the building is in compliance with Part M (Access for people with Disabilities) of the Building Control Regulations.
When you receive a DAC in relation to a proposed design, it means that your building will only comply with the Disabled Access requirements of the Building Regulations if it is constructed in accordance with the plans, documents and information submitted to the Building Control Authority.
Application documentation required:
Two copies of a signed and completed prescribed Disability Access Certificate application form plus the correct fee.
(B) Plus two copies of each of the following items:
Complete set of Technical Drawings Including
A Site Location Map
A Site Layout Plan
Floor Plans
Technical Report
Any Specifications / Calculations
Fees : €500 per Building if the application is made prior to commencement and coincides with a Fire Safety Certificate application.
Fees : €800 per Building

Revised Disability Access Certificate

Required where a Disability Access Cert has already been granted for a building and significant changes to the design or works of the building, extension, material alteration or change of use takes place.
Application documentation required:
Two copies of signed and completed prescribed Revised Disability Access Certificate application form
Drawings and items as described at (B) above
Fees : Same as fees for a DAC application.

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Building Control
Tralee Fire Station
Balloonagh, Tralee
Co Kerry, V92X858
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