Planning and development
Each local authority has responsibility for registering derelict sites in its area, communicating with owners and collecting levies.
Each local authority has responsibility for registering vacant sites in its area, communicating with owners and collecting the vacant sites levy.
Each local authority has responsibility for dealing with dangerous places and structures in its area.
Introduction to the different types of planning permission including domestic housing. How and where to apply for planning permission.
Local authority development plans are the blueprints for the planning and development of local areas.
Details the plannning requirements if extending a house, converting a house, or changing the use of a building.
There are different types of planning permission applying to domestic housing. An explanation and how and where to apply.
It is possible for anyone to support or object to a planning application. Find out how to make a submission or observation.
Outlines the circumstances in which you can appeal a planning decision and the rules governing same.
An Bord Pleanála is an independent body which was set up by the Government to operate an open and impartial planning appeal system.
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.