Building regulation in the Netherlands is under the authority of the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. The Building Decree is available online from the Ministry’s website.

Beginning on 1 January 2021, in accordance with the European Union’s Energy Performance in Buildings Directive (EPBD), new buildings are required to apply to stricter rules for energy use. These rules are available (in Dutch) on the Energy Performance – BENG website.

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