Welcome to Kerry County Council Building Control Section


All enquires should be directed to the

Building Control
Fire Station
Co. Kerry

Tel: (066) 71 23111
Fax No. (066) 71 29433


Opening Hours to the Public are:

09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday


Kerry County Council is a Building Control Authority under the Building Control Acts, 1990 to 2014 and as such has various powers of inspection, enforcement and prosecution to ensure compliance with Building Regulations and Building Control Regulations.

Building Control should not be confused with Planning Control, which enforces the planning conditions of a development.


Overview of Building Control Legislation

Objectives of Building Control

Duties of Building Control

Building Regulations

Guide to Commencement Notices

Fire Safety Certificates

Disability Access Certificates (DAC)

Building Energy Rating (BER)

Discretionary Powers of the Building Control Authority

Non-Compliance and Penalties

General Advice for Builders and Home Buyers

Common errors noticed in making BCMS (Building Control Management System) submissions


Recommended Links





Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee

Phone: (066) 718 3500     Email: info@kerrycoco.ie

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