SI.9- Everything you wanted to know Part 3: ACRONYMS

by Bregs Blog admin team


What is the terminology used in Building Control?

Your essential Building Control ( Amendment) Regulation what’s what. Don’t take our word for it go to source- here is a list of all acronyms frequently referred to in any discussion about the regulations. Where to find Part 1 lists off all frequently noted source documents also. Who’s who Part 2 also is listed at the bottom of the post also.


AC (or AsC) – Assigned Certifier

AC (or AnC) – Ancillary Certifier

ACEI – Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland

AsubC AsubsubC – Ancillary subCertifier and Ancillary subsubCertifier

BCA- Building Control Authority or Building Control Act

BCARs- Building Control (Amendment) Regulations

BCO – Building Control Officer

BCMS – Building Control Management System

BO- Building Owner

CIF- Construction Industry Federation

CIRI- Construction Industry Register Ireland

CN- Commencement Notice

CoP- Code of Practice

DAC- Disability Access Certificate

DC- Design Certificate or Design Certifier

DoE- Department of the Environment

EI- Engineers Ireland

FSC- Fire Safety Certificate

7DN- 7 Day Notice

INF- Inspection Notification Framework

LGMA – Local Government Management Agency

PIP- Preliminary Inspection Plan

RIAI- Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland

RIA- Regulatory Impact Assessment

SCSI- Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland

TGD- Technical Guidance Document (TGD A-TGD M)

UBB- Undertaking by Builder


Other posts of interest:

SI.9- Everything you wanted to know Part 2: who’s who. – click link here

Where to find everything part 1? BC(A)R SI.9 – click link here

SI.9- where do I start? – click link here

Summary of Legal Posts- BC(A)R SI.9 – click link here

For Practical Post Series 1-20 | BRegs Blog click here

BREG Blog Archive 1- November 2013 – click link her

BREG Blog Archive 2- December 2013  – click link here

10 steps to repairing your defective home under SI.9  – click link here

Hot topic: Architectural Technologists and SI.9  – click link here

3 must-read posts for employees  – click link here

How developers are “adapting” to the new Building Control regulations – click link here

5 Posts every builder must read- BC(A)R SI.9 – click link here

Pyrite & SI.9- what happens now?  – click link here