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Certificate of occupancy

Use this form to certify that a new or existing building where new building work has been carried out is ready to occupy.

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Use this form to certify that a building is suitable for occupation and complies with regulations after building work has been carried out.

A certificate of occupancy is issued by the Approving Authority for building classes 2 – 9.

A certificate is not required for a Class 10 building under the Building Code.

An application must be accompanied by a written statement from the builder responsible for the work. It must say that work has been carried out in line with the relevant approval and where applicable, includes a Certificate of Compliance with Essential Safety Provisions (Form 2s).

A certificate of occupancy is an approved form for the purposes of issuing a certificate of occupancy under regulation 103(8) of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure (General) Regulations 2017.