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Planning permission

An Bord Pleanála
An Bord Pleanála (The Planning Board) is the Irish national planning appeals board. It is an independent body which was set up by the government to operate an open and impartial planning appeal system. Find out about the role and responsibilities of the Board.

Development Plans
Local authority development plans are the blueprints for the planning and development of local areas throughout Ireland.

Planning Permission
Introduction to the different types of planning permission in Ireland, including domestic housing. How and where to apply for 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.

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.

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.

Appealing a planning permission decision
Outlines the circumstances in which you can appeal a planning decision and the rules governing same.



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