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Under the Private Tenancies (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, the Landlord of a privatePrivate Tennacies tenancy commencing after 1 April 2007 of a property which was built before 1 January 1945 must have a fitness inspection conducted by the district council (exceptions apply, see notes that accompany the application form).

You can download the Application to Conduct an Inspection for Fitness (Landlord Application) from the Documents section below.

For all other enquiries about the Private Tenancies (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, please contact the Environmental Health department.


Environmental Health
Downshire Civic Centre
Downshire Estate
Ardglass Road
BT30 6GQ
T: 0 28 4461 0823