Planning Legislation

Amending Planning legislation to empower Local Authorities to extend time to make County Development Plans and Planning Permissions delayed due to Covid and importantly to ban bulk purchase of new build homes by investment funds.✅Empower Local Authorities✅Extend time to make County Development Plans✅Extend Planning Permissions delayed due to Covid✅Ban bulk purchasing of new build homes…

Cross Guns SHD

The application has been granted by An Bord Pleanala for 205 Build to Rent apartments at Cross Guns bridge. You can view plans here.

Planning Information

Mary recently attended an information seminar with the Office of the Planning Regulator, where they announced the publication of planning information leaflets. These leaflets provide information on all aspects of the planning system and are available free of charge. Click here for more information.

Planning & Development Bill 2020

On Wednesday November 26th, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Darragh O’Brien TD introduced the Planning and Development Bill 2020 into the Seanad. The legislation updates Planning and development Act of 2000 to allow : Local Authorities to hold virtual meetings to conduct public consultations when making City and County development plans Planning and…

Housing, Local Government & Heritage Statement of Strategy

At a meeting of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Local Government and Heritage Fianna Fáil Spokesperson Mary said the strategy for the Department of Housing, Local Government, Planning and Heritage cannot just be business as usual or a refresh of the previous Government’s strategy. Mary called for strategy that reflects the shared objectives of…