Planning Application Pack


Ordnance Survey Ireland have developed a number of new on-line services which enables members of the public and professional users to obtain with ease a map for the submission of a planning application. Details of these maps can be found on the Ordnance Survey Ireland website.


Application form & Site Notice forms

Submission of personal information in support of an application

Please note that new Acts and Regulations were introduced in 2011. These acts and regulations may amend the Planning and Development Act 2000 (as amended) and the Planning and Development Regulations 2001 (as amended) These include,

  • European Communities (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2011
  • European Communities (Amendment to Planning and Development Regulations ) Regulations 2011
  • Planning and Development (Amendment) (No 2) Regulations 2011
  • Planning and Development (Amendment) Regulations 2011
  • Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011
  • European Union (Environmental Impact Assessment and Habitats Regulations 2011
  • Planning and Development (Amendment) (No 3) Regulations 2011
  • European Communities (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Agriculture) Regulations 2011

These are available for viewing on the irish statute book website

Information contained on this website should not be considered as a comprehensive record of these regulations

New policy on wastewater treatment & disposal systems serving single houses

Check List

List of approved newspapers


The newspaper notice must be placed in one of the following newspapers:

  • The Daily Mail
  • The Echo (South Wicklow only)
  • The Evening Herald
  • The Examiner
  • The Irish Independent
  • The Irish Times
  • The Mirror
  • The Star
  • The Wicklow People
  • The Wicklow Times 

Site characterisation form

Section 97

Exemption from Section 97 of the Planning & Development Act 2000 – Social and Affordable Housing.

Information on appeals to An Bord Pleanala

Section 254 Licence

Licensing for the sitting of structures on public roads.

Section 42

Application under Section 42 or 42a of the Planning and Development Acts 2000 - 2010 to Extend the Appropriate Period of a Permission.

Safety notice in reference to site visits

Please be advised that the assessment of this application will include inspection of the site by officers of the Local Authority and may also include inspection by officers of other statutory bodies.

It is your responsibility to ensure that access is made available to any inspection officer, and the property is safe for inspection. In this regard, you are required to ensure that there are no hazards on the property, such as

  • Unsafe ground, excavations, trenches or holes (Any trial holes must be made suitably safe for inspection)
  • Loose dogs or other dangerous animals
  • Items of a noxious or dangerous nature such as chemicals and machinery.