It is intended to have the Regulations signed by 19th April 2019 with 6 months proposed to application:
- TGD L 2019 Dwellings and TGD F 2019 intended to apply to new Dwellings commencing construction from 1st November 2019 subject to transition.
- Transitional arrangements intended to allow TGD L 2011 - Dwellings and TGD F2009 to be used where planning approval or permission has been applied for on or before 31st October 2019 and substantial completion is completed within 1 year i.e. by 31st October 2020
The draft implementation arrangements of Part L 2019 for NZEB are as follows:
These Regulations shall apply to works, to a building in which a material change of use takes place or to a building which undergoes a major renovation, where the relevant works, change of use or major renovation commence or take place, as the case may be, on or after 31 October 2019 except where:
(a) a planning application is made on or before 31 October 2019 for planning permission or approval pursuant to the Planning and Development Act 2000 (No. 30 of 2000) and where substantial work has been completed by 31 October 2020; or
(b) a notice pursuant to the provisions of Part 8 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 600 of 2001) has been published on or before 31 October 2019 and where substantial work has been completed by 31 October 2020.