A Fire Safety Certificate is Required when
1. to certifies that a building to which the application relates will, if constructed in accordance with the plans submitted, comply with the requirements of the local council.
A Fire Safety Certificate is granted by the local County Council. It certifies that the design of the building or works would be in compliance with the requirements of part B of the Second Schedule to the Building Regulations, 1997-2014. This decision is based on the plans, documents and information submitted to the authority with the application. A fire safety certificate may be granted with or without conditions, or it may be refused.
- Any works in connection with the design and construction of a new building
- Works in connection with the material alteration o
1. A day centre or local community centre
2. A building containing a flat or complex of Flats
3. A hotel, hostel or Guest building
4. An institutional building, College, University Buildings
5. A place of assembly
6. A shopping centre
Also relevant to fire safety certification is
Works in connection with the material alteration of a shop, office or industrial building where additional floor area is being provided within the existing building or where the building is being sub divided into a number of units for separate occupancy.
Works in connection with the extension of a building by more than 25 square metres
A building as regards which a material change of use takes place