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Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government

Renamed to the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government. They were responsible for environment, community, local government, development and housing. Publications include the Building Regulations Technical Guidance Documents. Formerly known as the Department of the Environment and Local Government.

Custom House
Dublin 1
Ireland

Documents by this publisher

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Series details Title Year Status
Annual housing statistics bulletin 2005 2005 Red
Annual housing statistics bulletin 2006 2007 Red
Annual housing statistics bulletin 2007 2007 Red
Annual housing statistics bulletin 2008 2008 Red
Appropriate assessment of plans and projects in Ireland. Guidance for planning authorities 2009 Amber
Architectural heritage protection. Guidelines for planning authorities - guidance on part IV of the planning and development act 2000 2004 Amber
Architectural heritage protection for places of public worship. Guidelines for planning authorities 2003 Amber
Architectural heritage protection guidelines for planning authorities. Guidance on part IV of the planning and development act 2000 2005 Red
Background information on proposed procedure to determine maximum allowable building height (for buildings within the scope of Sub-section 1 Part 3) 2011 Amber
Best practice guidelines on the preparation of waste management plans for construction and demolition projects 2006 Green
Best practice guidelines on the preparation of waste management plans for construction and demolition projects July 2006 2006 Amber
Building regulations advisory body (BRAB) - reference book (sections 15 and 16). Guide to the operations of the acts and the functions and records of the building regulations advisory body (BRAB) 2007 Amber
Construction industry indicators 2009 Amber
Draft technical guidance document L (new dwellings) 2007 Red
Environmental impact assessment (EIA). Guidance for consent authorities regarding Sub-threshold development 2003 Amber
Explanatory notes in respect of the WEEE regulations (SI 340 of 2005) 2005 Red
Government policy on architecture 2009 - 2015. Towards a sustainable future: Delivering quality within the built environment 2009 Amber
Heating and domestic hot water systems for dwellings - achieving compliance with Part L 2008 Red
Heating and domestic hot water systems for dwellings - achieving compliance with Part L (includes amendment 2008) 2008 Amber
Housing market overview 2009 2009 Amber
Housing statistics bulletin - September quarter 2004 2005 Red
Implementation of Eurocodes in Ireland 2010 Amber
Implementation of regional planning guidelines. Best practice guidance 2010 Amber
Implementation of SEA directive (2001/42/EC): Assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment. Guidelines for regional authorities and planning authorities 2004 Amber
Information note on 2015 apartment guidelines 2015 Red
Ireland's progress towards environmental sustainability. The National development plans 2000-2013 achievements to date and key challenges ahead 2007 Amber
Limiting thermal bridging and air infiltration. Acceptable construction details. Introduction 2015 Amber
Limiting thermal bridging and air infiltration. Acceptable construction details 2009 Red
Local authority assessments of social housing needs 2005 Amber
Local government (charges) act 2009. Guidance note for city and county councils 2009 Amber
Making Ireland's development sustainable. Review, assessment and future action 2002 Amber
Planning system and flood risk management. Consultation draft guidelines for planning authorities 2008 Red
Programme for implementation of the dangerous substances directive 2009 Red
Provision of schools and the planning system. A code of practice for planning authorities, the Department of Education and Science, and the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government 2008 Amber
Quality housing for sustainable communities 2007 Amber
Quarterly house prices bulletin. Quarter 1 2009 2009 Red
Quarterly house prices bulletin. Quarter 3 2009 2010 Red
Quarterly house prices bulletin. Quarter 4 2009 2010 Red
Quarterly housing statistics. Quarter 1 2008 2008 Red
Quarterly housing statistics. Quarter 4 2008 2009 Red
Quarterly housing statistics - quarter 1 2007 2007 Red
Quarterly housing statistics - quarter 2 2006 2006 Red
Quarterly housing statistics - quarter 3 2007 2007 Red
Remedial works scheme for local authority housing 2007 Amber
Report on the present and future protection of thatched structures in Ireland - executive summary 2005 Amber
Retail planning - guidelines for planning authorities 2005 Red
Review of the construction industry 2006 and outlook 2007-2009 2007 Amber
Sectoral plan under the disability act 2005 2006 Red
Sectoral plan under the disability act 2005 2006 Amber
Spatial planning and national roads. Consultation draft guidelines for planning authorities 2010 Red
Strengthening the building control system. A document to inform public consultation on draft building control (amendment) regulations 2012 2012 Red
Summary of RIA to draft part M 2009 of the Building regulations 2009 Red
Sustainable residential development in urban areas. Consultation draft guidelines for planning authorities 2008 Red
Sustainable residential development in urban areas. Consultation draft guidelines for planning authorities 2008 Red
Sustainable rural housing - guidelines for planning authorities. Map 1: indicative outline of NSS rural area types 2005 Amber
Sustainable rural housing - guidelines for planning authorities 2005 Amber
Sustainable urban housing: design standards for apartments. Consultation draft guidelines for planning authorities 2007 Red
Sustainable urban housing: design standards for new apartments. Guidelines for planning authorities 2007 Red
Sustaining progress: Social partnership agreement. Second progress report to the social partners on the implementation of the affordable housing initiative 2004 Amber
The planning system and flood risk management. Guidelines for planning authorities. Technical appendices 2009 Amber
The planning system and flood risk management. Guidelines for planning authorities 2009 Amber
Urban design manual. A best practice guide. Part 1 2009 Amber
Urban design manual. A best practice guide. Part 2 2009 Amber
Urban design manual - a best practice guide. A companion document to the draft planning guidelines on sustainable residential development in urban areas 2008 Red
Urban design manual - a best practice guide 2009 Red
WEEE, the environment and the consumer 2005 Red
Advice Series Bricks - a guide to the repair of historic brickwork 2009 Amber
Advice Series Energy efficiency in traditional buildings 2010 Amber
Advice Series Iron - the repair of wrought and cast ironwork 2009 Amber
Advice Series Maintenance - a guide to the care of older buildings 2007 Amber
Advice Series Roofs - a guide to the repair of historic roofs 2010 Amber
Advice Series Ruins - the conservation and repair of masonry ruins 2010 Amber
Advice Series Windows - a guide to the repair of historic windows 2007 Amber
BRTGD 2002 L Conservation of fuel and energy: Dwellings (reprinted edition May 2005, amendments and corrections incorporated) (Superseded by the Building regulations 2007: Technical guidance document L) 2005 Red
BRTGD 2000 D Materials and workmanship (reprinted edition May 2005, amendments and corrections incorporated) (superseded by Building Regulations 2013: Technical Guidance Documents D) 2005 Red
BRTGD 2000 M Access for people with disabilities (reprinted edition May 2005, amendments and corrections incorporated) (Superseded by Building Regulations 2010: Technical Guidance Document M) 2005 Amber
BRTGD F Ventilation (reprinted edition May 2005, amendments and corrections incorporated) (Superseded by Building Regulations 2009: Technical guidance document F) 2005 Red
BRTGD L D Conservation of Fuel and Energy - Dwellings (superseded by DHPLG Building regulations 2017: Technical guidance document L Conservation of fuel and energy - dwellings (amendments incorporated)) 2011 Red
CL PPL 1/2010 Planning and development (amendment) act 2010 2010 Red
BRTGD 2005 L Conservation of fuel and energy (2006 edition) (Superseded by Building Regulations 2007: Technical guidance document L L Conservation of fuel and energy - Dwellings and Building Regulations 2008: Technical guidance document L Conservation of fuel and energy - Buildings other than dwellings) 2006 Red
BRTGD 2006 B1 Fire safety (partially superseded (in relation to dwelling houses) by DHPCLG building regulations 2017: technical guidance documents B2 fire safety - volume 2 dwelling houses) 2006 Amber
BRTGD 2007 L Conservation of fuel and energy - Dwellings 2007 Red
BRTGD 2007 L Conservation of fuel and energy - Dwellings (includes 2008 amendment) (Superseded by Building Regulations 2011: Technical guidance document L - Dwellings) 2007 Red
BRTGD 2008 F (Draft) Ventilation (draft version) 2008 Red
BRTGD 2008 G Hygiene (superseded by July 2011 reprint, amendments and corrections incorporated) 2008 Red
BRTGD 2008 L ND Conservation of fuel and energy - buildings other than dwellings (superseded by DHPLG building regulations 2017: technical guidance documents L - conservation of fuel and energy - buildings other than dwellings) 2008 Red
BRTGD 2009 F Ventilation (superseded by Building Regulations: Technical Guidance Document F Ventilation (2019) on 31st October 2019) 2009 Amber
BRTGD 2009 H (Draft) Drainage and waste water disposal (draft version) 2009 Red
BRTGD 2009 M (Draft) Access and use (draft version) 2009 Red
BRTGD 2010 H Drainage and waste water disposal (superseded by Building Regulations 2010: Technical Guidance Documents H (reprinted edition 2016. Amendments and corrections incorporated)) 2010 Red
BRTGD 2010 L (Draft) Conservation of Fuel and Energy - Dwellings (draft version) 2010 Red
BRTGD 2010 M Access and use 2010 Green
BRTGD 2010 M Access and use - Flowchart 2010 Amber
BRTGD 2011 A (Draft) Structure 2011 Red
BRTGD 2011 K (Draft) Stairways, ladders, ramps and guards (Draft) 2011 Red
BRTGD 2013 D Materials and workmanship 2013 Amber
BRTGD 1997 A Structure (reprinted edition May 2005, amendments and corrections incorporated) (superseded by Building Regulations 2012: Technical Guidance Document A) 2005 Red
BRTGD 1997 Amendments and corrections Technical guidance documents 1997-2004: amendments and corrections since 1997 2004 Red
BRTGD 1997 Amendments and corrections Technical guidance documents 1997-2004: amendments and corrections since 1997 (2005 reprint) 2005 Red
BRTGD 1997 Amendments and corrections Technical guidance documents 1997-2008: amendments and corrections since 1997 2008 Red

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Red The Red document status indicator indicates that the document is an old version
  • The document has likely been withdrawn by the publisher, also the meta data presented here may be out of date as it is no longer being maintained by the editorial teams at NBS.