Changes in respect of the planning system were announced on 29 March 2020 and were subsequently extended up to and including the 9 May, which added 42 days to the statutory time period for processing planning applications under the Planning Acts.
Planning applications can continue to be made by post. All applications will be available for inspection online at:
Submission/observations on planning applications can continue to be made by post.
The extended timeframes will also apply to planning appeals, which An Bórd Pleanála will continue to receive by post.
The submission deadline and decision due dates for files received after 21st Feb are available here
Pre-planning (under Section 247) will continue online and by telephone. Face-to-face meetings will not be facilitated until otherwise advised by the HSE and the Department. The pre-planning application form is available at:
These forms can be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.