Re: Re: Irish say no to PVC windows

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Monty Gerhardy

@Graham Hickey wrote:

So is it just up to the opinions of the building inspector signing off works or planner inspecting planning permissions for both new and existing buildings – i.e. their interpretations of the guidelines?
It’s up to them to decide if they’ll allow something or not as there is little laid down in stone in regulations?

I wouldn’t expect a planning officer to provide an opinion on this. The architect or other competent person who sign-off on the building being compliant should bear that responsibility.
The guidance is open to interpretation but the intent is absolutely clear. If you are not going to err on the side of caution then you had better have a very good reason why not. Aesthetic considerations wouldn’t impress in a coroners court.

Is mise le meas,

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