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How do I submit a Commencement Notice submission to the Building Control Authority via the BCMS for a Commencement Notice without Additional Documentation?


The following must be completed via the BCMS system in order to submit a valid commencement notice without additional documentation:

1. Create a new commencement notice without additional documentation submission via the BCMS system, you must be a registered user to do so.

2. Complete an online assessment, via the BCMS by a registered user, of the proposed approach to compliance with the requirements of the Second Schedule of the Building Regulations.

3. Assign Roles - The following roles must be assigned when creating a commencement notice with compliance documentation

  • Building Owner
  • Designer
  • Builder

Each of the above nominated parties must be a registered user of the BCMS system prior to assignment of the role. Once the role have been assigned the nominated parties must log in to their BCMS account and accept their role(s). Upon accepting their roles the nominated parties will be required to sign and upload the following forms:

  • Building Owner - Form of Commencement Notice.