Public Consultation - Building Regulations - Proposed Amendment to Part M (Access for People with Disabilities)
The Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Mr. John Gormley, T.D., announces the launch of a final consultation process on proposals for the review of Part M of the Building Regulations regarding access to and use of facilities in new buildings, to existing buildings when extended or materially altered, and certain other amendments in respect of new dwellings, which will come into effect on 1 July 2010.
The Minister has published the following Consultation Documents:-
- Draft Building Regulations (Part M Amendment) Regulations 2009 (pdf, 32kb)
- Draft Technical Guidance Document M (Access and Use) (pdf, 2,169kb)
- Summary of Regulatory Impact Assessment (pdf, 35kb)