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Planning and development in Ireland

Derelict sites and dangerous structures
Your local authority has responsibility for dealing with derelict sites and dangerous structures in your area. If you own a derelict site or a dangerous structure, you also have important responsibilities that are set down in Irish law.

Planning Permission
Introduction to the different types of planning permission in Ireland, including domestic housing. How and where to apply for planning permission.
This document is in: Housing > Planning permission

Development Plans
Local authority development plans are the blueprints for the planning and development of local areas throughout Ireland.
This document is in: Housing > Planning permission

Planning permission for altering a house
Details the plannning requirements if extending a house, converting a house, or changing the use of a building in Ireland.
This document is in: Housing > Planning permission

Planning permission for building a house
There are different types of planning permission applying to domestic housing in Ireland. An explanation and how and where to apply.
This document is in: Housing > Planning permission

Commenting on a planning application
It is possible in Ireland for anyone to make a comment on a planning application. Information and the rules governing same.
This document is in: Housing > Planning permission

Appealing a planning permission decision
Outlines the circumstances in which you can appeal a planning decision and the rules governing same.
This document is in: Housing > Planning permission

Judicial review in planning and environmental matters
Public decisions may be judicially reviewed by the High Court to determine whether they are illegal. Find out about judicial review in the environmental and planning areas.
This document is in: Environment > Environmental law

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