Opting out so self-builders can move in

Self-builders are getting a break, with the relaxation of legislation. But not everyone is happy

20th September, 2015
Alan Kelly has revised the Building Control Amendment Regulations

W ant to hear vested interests squeal and throw tantrums? Easy, just threaten their secured position. This is what Paudie Coffey, Alan Kelly and the Department of Environment have done with their revision of the Building Control Amendment Regulations part 2 (called SI365 as of September 1, 2015).

They did the right thing. You can almost be certain of that when so many in white collar Ireland are livid about it.

First, let us look at the implications,...

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