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  • The Building Control Management System (BCMS) was developed by LGMA and Fingal County County and implemented in March 2014 allowing for the submission of notifications, applications and compliance certificates online.

  • New Community Tourism Initiative to Reach Out to Diaspora

    Local Authorities, Fáilte Ireland and IPB Insurance launch initiative to support events that target the diaspora community and promote local tourism eve

  • Local Authority Services and Savings

    The County and City Managers' Association (CCMA) have produced an animated video to promote the wide-ranging services that are provided by local authorities and increase awareness around their role within communities.  This video also highlights many recent savings and efficiencies within the sector.  Link to YouTube Video

  • 'Enabling Access Across Generations'

    A Transition Year Initiative developed by the LGMA Access Officer Network, in conjunction with the National Disability Authority (NDA) created opportunities for students to raise awareness around accessibility and disability-related issues using their artistic skills.

  • Protect Our Water Citizen Engagement Campaign – Taking Responsibility for your Septic Tank

    The Water Services (Amendment) Act 2012 requires water services authorities to maintain a register of domestic waste water treatment systems.  Following a successful process of compiling this register, a Citizen Engagement Campaign around the health and environmental risks associated with septic tanks has been developed. 

  • International Public Lending Right (PLR) Conference

    An international Public Lending Right (PLR) conference, hosted for the first time in Ireland took place in Farmleigh House on September 26 and 27.   The 10th international PLR conference brought together international representatives from PLR offices, authors’ organisations and other agencies from Western and Eastern Europe, Canada, USA, South Africa and Taiwan under the aegis of the International PLR Network.

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Building Control Management System

The Building Control Management System (BCMS) was developed by LGMA and Fingal County County and implemented in March 2014.  It allows property owners, builders, developers, architects and engineers to submit notifications, applications and compliance certificates online.  It provides an internal management system for the processing of notices received online and over the counter in local authorities.