Opinion on Compliance For Developments with Planning Permission

Are you building a new property or extending an existing one?

What is an Opinion on Compliance?

Opinions on Compliance are required for new builds and extensions to an existing property.

Opinion on Compliance is provided by a Surveyor certifying that the building is in accordance with planning permission granted and Building Regulations.

The Opinion of Compliance is carried out after the completion of the project and is based on a visual inspection of the works.

The following video with Peter and Maria gives some more information on an Opinion of Compliance.


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What's included in an Opinion on Compliance?

  • Cover of section A Building Regulations leaflet

    Building Regulations

    The Opinion of Compliance with Building Regulations outlines which sections of the Building Regulations that the building works are complainant with Building Regulations 1991 to 2104.
  • Planning Permission

    The Opinion of Compliance certificate outlines what areas of the Planning Acts the extension or changes are exempt from, and if there was a requirement to obtain planning permission:
  • Law Society

    The information provided in the Opinion of Compliance certificate is compliant with the standards laid down by the Law Society of Ireland: Engineer qualified to write certificate. Company covered by Professional Indemnity Insurance.
  • Building Bye-Law Amnesty

    A large number of developments built before 1989 are exempt from compliance with Building Regulations This is dependent on a range of factors including the following: When was the extension built? When were the changes made? Are there any enforcement notices on the property? What area/county was the property built in?