The current cost of Building Control

by Bregs Blog admin team

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The following list is the costs for Building Control in Local Authorities in Ireland currently, listed by county. Information source is the informative Government website link below (scroll down county by county- see relvant section “Enforcement and Building Control: Ensuring compliance with planning permissions and regulations through inspections and enforcement actions.“). Link:

http://localauthorityfinances.com/spending/1/.

Please note the following figures appear to include planning services also. If anyone has a more detailed breakdown please contact us.

County      Cost

Carlow   €352,000 (0.8% of €44m or €6.37 per person)

Cavan   €170,400 (0.3% of €56.8m or €2.33 per person)

Clare   €2,147,600 (1.3% of €165.2m or €11.14 per person)

Cork City   €991,200 (0.6% of €165.2m or €8.91 per person)

Cork County   €2,146,900 (0.7% of €306.7m or €5.21 per person)

Donegal   €1,108,800 (0.8% of €138.6m or €7.19 per person)

Dublin City   €4,028,500 (0.5% of €805.7m or €7.34 per person)

DL-Rathdown   €1,650,000 (1% of €165.5m or €7.91 per person)

Fingal    €1,740,800 (0.8% of €217.6m or €6.30 per person)

Galway City   €322,800 (0.4% of €80.7m or €4.74 per person)

Galway County   €974,400 (0.8% of €121.8m or €5.42 per person)

Kerry   €1,580,800 (1.6% of €98.8m or €10.61 per person)

Kildare   €1,107,000 (0.9% of €123m or €5.25 per person)

Kilkenny   €490,400 (0.8% of €61.3m or €5.07 per person)

Laois   €539,000 (1% of €53.9m or €6.51 per person)

Leitrim   €306,900 (0.9% of €34.1m or €9.53 per person)

Limerick   €1,385,600 (0.8% of €173.2m or €6.77 per person)

Longford   €449,000 (1% of €44.9m or €11.93 per person)

Louth   €745,800 (1.1% of €67.8m or €5.96 per person)

Mayo   €622,500 (0.5% of €124.5m or €5.02 per person)

Meath   €486,500 (0.5% of €97.3m or €2.74 per person)

Monaghan   €208,000 (0.4% of €52m or €3.37 per person)

Offaly   €325,200 (0.6% of €54.2m or €4.09 per person)

Roscommon   €727,200 (1.2% of €60.6m or €11.82 per person)

Sligo   €707,000 (1.4% of €50.5m or €10.64 per person)

South Dublin   €1,741,600 (0.8% of €217.7m or €6.21 per person)

Tipperary   €1,514,400 (1.2% of €126.2m or €9.32 per person)

Waterford   €493,200 (0.4% of €123.3m or €4.23 per person)

Westmeath   €924,000 (1.5% of €61.6m or €11.07 per person)

Wexford   €1,338,400 (1.4% of €95.6m or €9.54 per person)

Wicklow   €928,000 (1% of €92.8m or €6.48 per person)

EDIT: 

Following our post a comment suggested this link “Get raw data about local authority income and spending in Ireland” link here (from same Govt website).

Local Authority raw data excel doc here: Local-Authority-Raw-Data-1

Please note this is a revised version of an earlier post which had some arithmetic errors which have now been corrected. Many thanks to Building Control Departments for spotting these and bringing them to our attention.

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