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Telephone: (042) 9669002 
Mobile: (086) 8041690

Sometimes you'd just like to talk through your project. If our office is closed or busy, please send us your email and mobile number and a good time to call we'll talk through any questions you have about your plans.

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 What is a Disability Access Certificate?

A Disability Access Certificate DAC is a certificate of compliance issued by the local Building Control Authority with respect to requirements under Part M of the Building Regulations. An application for a DAC shall be required in respect of all works or a building to which a Fire safety certificate is required.

Do I need a disability access certificate?

  • A disability access certificate is required for new buildings other than dwellings (including apartment buildings) which commence or take place on or after 1 January 2010.
  • It is also required for certain other works (as set out in Article 20 D (1) of SI 351 of 2009) to which the requirements of Part M of the Building Regulations apply. (SI 351 of 2009)

What we submit with an application for a disability access certificate:

Drawings including a site layout plan in duplicate and such other particulars as are necessary to: 
             a). Identify and describe the works or building to which the application relates, and 
             b). Demonstrate how the building or works comply with the requirements of Part M of the Building Regulations, in particular in relation to the following, where applicable; 

  •  Approach to a building
  •  Access to a building
  •  Circulation within a building
  •  Use of facilities within a building 
  •  Bedrooms in hotels and other guest accommodations 
  •  Sanitary conveniences 
  •  Audience or spectator facilities 
  •  Apartments in a building


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(042) 9669002
(086) 8041690

Corgreagh, Shercock, Co Monaghan, Ireland. A81PW32

About Us

Ruxton Architectural Services Limited, founded in 1998 and based in County Monaghan provide a comprehensive range of architectural services including planning & surveying services. With over 20 years experience, our portfolio comprises bespoke house designs, extensions, housing developments, recreational and commercial projects. With hundreds of completed projects clients readily benefit from at every stage throughout their project.