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  1. So the Building Inspector must have been impressed by the speedy addition of an inspection chamber to the new septic tank installation. He replied the next morning, requiring one more document and saying that this was the final outstanding issue. Luckily we had the document to hand and sent it within minutes of the request. Fingers crossed!
  2. Hello Folks, Got a few questions regarding the process involved in 'signing off' a build... My main reason to ask this is to find out what is the least we can have complete on our build before it is deemed 'habitable' (ie we can move in). I thought I knew the answer to this until someone recently told me I would require EVERYTHING as detailed on the plans to be complete before being 'signed off'. I find this hard to believe! Now the term signed off is getting me confused as from what I have gathered from reading on here and listening to various people there are 2 main signing off procedures, 1 being building control and the other a habitation certificate. Is this correct? Also when does the VAT reclaim process begin? As always thanks for the help! ?
  3. Hey all We are living in temp accommodation whilst I do the build ; the boss is finding this difficult!! If later we moved into the build and it wasn’t complete but had a usable bathroom would the bco sign it off as complete because we are living in it ? My concern is once that happens we only have 3 months to submit all the vat returns and yet the truly completed project ( and therefore valid receipts ) could be another year away . So can I live in it but not have bco sign it off ???? ?
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