PCIT Prima Facie Review

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Our Service

This service should be used when your Solicitor requires an indicative view of planning documents. It provides a desktop review of submitted queries and documentation in relation to Pre-Contract Investigation of Title (PCIT).

The “prima facie” (at first look) review is based on the Engineer’s first impressions of the documents submitted. The service is available to clients that have had a Pre-Purchase Structural Survey for the property carried out by Property Health Check.

Following the review of queries/documents, the Engineer will provide a written response with their findings.

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What we need from you

Documents and queries should be emailed to Customer Care at the time of booking. The service will provide direction to you or your Solicitor regarding the next steps recommended to progress the conveyancing process.

To address your queries in the most efficient way we would encourage you/your solicitor to: –

  • Keep queries clear and concise
  • Submit all queries and documents at the same time

It is important to note that the Engineer’s prima facie review is not conclusive, but is based on his experience with the Irish planning and building regulations system. Further investigation may reveal information which could change the opinion given by the engineer in a prima facie review.


What documents are reviewed?

As our PCIT service is based on supplied documentation, we have outlined the documents that can be submitted for review. These can be submitted as email attachments or as a link to online documents.


  • Residential Survey icon

    Planning Permission

    Final grant(s) on planning permission.
  • Boundary Services icon

    Planning Drawings

    Planning Drawings for the building
  • Opinion Compliance Planning Permission icon

    Certificate of Compliance

    Certificate of Compliance with planning and/or building regulations
  • Planning Consultancy icon

    Opinion on Compliance

    Opinion on Compliance with planning and/or building regulations
  • Indoor Air Quality icon

    Commencement Notice

    Commencement Notification on the intention to carry out works
  • New Property Survey icon

    Fire Safety Certificate

    Fire Safety Certificate Submission

Why Us?

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    Established and Experienced

    Since 2001 we have provided conveyancing services and other property related engineering services to over 20,000 satisfied Irish families and businesses.
  • Excellent Communicators

    We are there for you every step of the way. From your first contact with Customer Care right through to our Engineering Team who provide advice and solutions for property queries.
  • Exceptional Service and Satisfaction

    Our Company and Team have more 5 star Google and Facebook reviews than all other Irish building engineering companies combined.
  • Forever Follow Up

    We will always listen and provide clients with direction on what they need to do.

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