An Bord Pleanála

Published (Decided) Referrals

Cavan County Council

306689: Corryrourke, Cornakill, Mullagh, Co. Cavan (246)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the drainage of wetland habitat (raised bog) & mechanical disturbance, removal of peat from a site is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 19/02/2020; signed: 05/08/2020

Clare County Council

307519: Knockanoura, Tulla Road, Ennis, Co. Clare (20-25)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the groundworks undertaken, including importation and deposition of fill material to create a hardstanding area and the raising of ground levels from 2013 onwards is or is not development and/or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Invalid- fee S.127(1)(f)
  • Date lodged: 03/07/2020; signed: 03/07/2020

307064: Westbrook House, Gort Road, Ennis, Co. Clare. (R209)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the change of use of Westbrook House from a commercial guesthouse to a homeless hostel run by an approved housing body at Westbrook House, Gort Road, Ennis, Co. Clare is or is not development and is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 03/04/2020; signed: 25/09/2020

306874: Riverdale, Westbury, Co. Clare (R20-4)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the erection of fence no. 1 and fence no. 2 at Riverdale, Westbury, Co. Clare is or is not development and is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 11/03/2020; signed: 21/09/2020

306518: Roscliff, Ballynacally, Co. Clare (R1921)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the construction of a slatted unit at Roscliff, Ballynacally, Co. Clare is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 23/01/2020; signed: 02/06/2020

306111: Creek Lodge & Kilrush Marina, Cappagh Road, Kilrush, Co. Clare (R1953)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the temporary provision and operation of a wake park on Kilrush Marina, Kilrush, Co. Clare, along with the use of the ground floor of Creek Lodge for reception/changing facilities, is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Split decision
  • Date lodged: 10/12/2019; signed: 19/05/2020

Cork City Council

307091: Leahenagh Beg and Lehenagh More, Pouladuff, Togher, Co. Cork (04/7674)

  • Case Type: Other Referral Type - Dispute Point of Detail (S.34(5))
  • Description: Point of detail regarding Conditions no. 52 & 81 of 04/7674
  • Decision: Board Decision- see Board Order
  • Date lodged: 30/03/2020; signed: 22/09/2020

307002: Old School House, Blarney, Cork (R561/20)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the construction of a wall, blocking a historic side gate to the Old School House, Blarney, is development and whether it is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 25/03/2020; signed: 18/09/2020

306995: No. 9 Rossbrook, Model Farm Road, Cork. (R559/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the provision by SIRO of an overhead rather than an underground broadband connection to No. 9 Rossbrook is or is not development or is or is not exempted development and if it would contravene Condition 7 of TP 13908/87.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 24/03/2020; signed: 14/08/2020

306976: Units 1-3 Churchfield Industrial Estate, John F Connolly Road, Churchfield, Cork (R560/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether construction works at the existing permitted recycling and transfer station is or is not development and is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 18/03/2020; signed: 28/07/2020

306780: 52/53 North Main Street, Cork (R566/20)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether replacement signage is or is not development and is or is not exempted development and whether the current use as a Licence cafe/restaurant is not a material change of use from TP12/35314 and TP13/35544 and is or is not development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 02/03/2020; signed: 31/08/2020

306161: TATA Steel Site at Tivoli, Cork (R546/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Confirmation that the use of an existing industrial site and buildings for a Resource Recovery and Recycling Centre (RRRC) and ancillary storage is not development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 12/12/2019; signed: 13/05/2020

305423: Dunnes Stores Douglas Court Shopping Centre, Douglas, Co. Cork (R529/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the uplift of Dunnes Store convenience sales floor area from 2,574 sqm to 3,000 sqm net by extending into the shops ground floor textile stockroom, including associated internal shop works, is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 12/09/2019; signed: 22/01/2020

Cork County Council

306431: Ballyvouskill Electricity Substation, Caherdowney, Co. Cork (D/303/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether or not the construction of 220kV Shunt Reactors and associated equipment within the existing Ballyvouskill 220/110 kV Electricity Substation constitutes exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 16/01/2020; signed: 07/05/2020

Cork County Council

RL3531: Newmarket, Kanturk, Co. Cork, Ballynahulla, Co. Kerry. (D/266/16)

  • Case Type: Referral Section 5
  • Description: Whether the grid connection and associated works for the purposes of conducting generated electricity between windfarms to substations is or is not development or is or is not exempt development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 23/12/2016; signed: 27/07/2020

Donegal County Council

308235: P McCaffery & Sons Limited Quarry, Ballymagroarty, Ballintra, Co. Donegal. (1902)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the on going quarrying and ancillary activities at site is or is development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Invalid- name/address S.127(1)(b)
  • Date lodged: 16/09/2020; signed: 16/09/2020

306362: Narin and Portnoo Links and Castlegoland Beach, Narin, Portnoo, Co. Donegal. (S5 19/25)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether ground excavation, alteration and demolition on private and public property is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Split decision
  • Date lodged: 09/01/2020; signed: 08/10/2020

306103: Binnion. Clonmany, Co. Donegal. (S5 19/26)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether Land Reclamation through re-contouring of lands within farm holdings is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Split decision
  • Date lodged: 06/12/2019; signed: 17/07/2020

305749: Moville, North Inishowen, Co. Donegal.

  • Case Type: Other Referral Type - Review EIA Screening Applic. Referral
  • Description: Review of EIA Screening for proposed Sewerage Scheme at Moville.
  • Decision: EIS required
  • Date lodged: 09/10/2019; signed: 28/09/2020

305482: Binnion, Clonmany, Co. Donegal. (UD17187)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the quarrying of lands is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Split decision
  • Date lodged: 20/09/2019; signed: 17/07/2020

304087: Ballymagroarty, Ballintra, Co. Donegal. (S5 19/02)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether quarrying activity at a quarry in Ballymagroarty, Ballintra, Co. Donegal is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: No Board jurisdiction
  • Date lodged: 29/03/2019; signed: 03/03/2020

Dublin City Council North

RL3896: 132a Richmond Road, Dublin 3. (0057/19)

  • Case Type: Referral Section 5
  • Description: Whether the change of use from furniture manufacturer and storage facility to a commerical self storage facility is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 01/04/2019; signed: 21/01/2020

306254: 40-41, Stoneybatter, & 1-3 Blackhall Place, Dublin 7 (3538/17)

  • Case Type: Other Referral Type - Dispute Point of Detail (S.34(5))
  • Description: Construction of 7 storey/4 storey building, consisting of 23 no. apartments with balconies
  • Decision: Board Decision- see Board Order
  • Date lodged: 20/12/2019; signed: 13/05/2020

305515: 30 Haddon Road, Clontarf, Dublin 3. (0365/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether a change of use from a nursing home to use as a homeless accommodation facility is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 26/09/2019; signed: 10/02/2020

304098: 132a Richmond Road, Dublin 3. (0057/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the change of use from furniture manufacturer and storage facility to a commercial self-storage facility is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 01/04/2019; signed: 21/01/2020

Dublin City Council South

RL3894: 23 Shelbourne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 (0346/19)

  • Case Type: Referral Section 5
  • Description: Whether the change of use of the fifth floor from offices to Embassy office is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 17/09/2019; signed: 06/02/2020

307112: Lamplighters Pub, 79 The Coombe / 1 Brabazon Street, Dublin 8 (0098/20)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: EXPP: 1. Construction of a smoking/beer garden to rear of pub. 2. Use of upstairs rooms as student/short term letting. 3. Raising of flat roof to rear by c.600mm and construction of a 2m high fence to create an outside amenity area.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 21/04/2020; signed: 15/09/2020

306870: 18, Oakley Square, Ranelagh, Dublin 6 (0042/20)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the recent extension which includes large windows at the western elevation to the western facade of 18 Oakley Square constitutes development having regard to planning condition 14 attached to a previous planning application Ref ABP 290572471.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 11/03/2020; signed: 22/09/2020

306122: Ardoyne House, Pembroke Park, Dublin 4 (0489/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the construction of a hard surface area of c.406 sq m of the garden to the side of the side building line of Ardoyne House for the provision of permitted parking spaces is or is not development or is or is not exempted development
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 09/12/2019; signed: 23/04/2020

306105: 68 Brighton Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6 (a Protected Structure). (0488/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the reinsertion of a small rooflight in the front roof-slope is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 05/12/2019; signed: 09/06/2020

305895: 5 Dartmouth Square, Dublin 6 (0354/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: PROTECTED STRUCTURE: Whether the refurbishment of 4 no. windows to front of house, 3 no. windows at rear, fitting of draught weather seals to windows, fitting of restrictors to windows and the re-landscaping of front garden is or is not development or is or is not exempted development
  • Decision: Split decision
  • Date lodged: 13/11/2019; signed: 29/06/2020

305802: 6 Florence Terrace, Leeson Park Avenue, Dublin 6 (0315/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether works consisting of demolition and construction are or are not development or are or are not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 29/10/2019; signed: 05/05/2020

305579: 170 Rathmines Road Lower, Dublin 6. (0373/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: PROTECTED STRUCTURE: Whether the replacement of existing ventilation system with new system is or is not development and is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 07/10/2019; signed: 16/01/2020

305518: 19-24, St. Andrew's Street, Dublin 2 (0371/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: PROTECTED STRUCTURE: Whether various modifications to the internal layout is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Appeal withdrawn S.140(1)(a)
  • Date lodged: 27/09/2019; signed: 05/03/2020

305471: 23, Shelbourne Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 (0346/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the change of use of the fifth floor from offices to Embassy office is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 17/09/2019; signed: 06/02/2020

303219: 58, Grand Canal Street Upper, Dublin 4 (0430/18)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the replacement of a permitted structure at front of restaurant is or is not development and is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 13/12/2018; signed: 26/03/2020

301211: Hampton Hotel, 19-29 Morehampton Road, Donnybrook, Dublin 4. (0375/17)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the reinstatement of rooms, conversion of former night club and other works to Hotel which is part protected structure is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Board Decision- see Board Order
  • Date lodged: 08/03/2018; signed: 25/08/2020

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council

305880: Elmfield, Ballyogan/Castle Court Lands (Clay Farm Loop Road) (93/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the erection of a fence across a planned roadway within the planning authority's area is or is not development and is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 08/11/2019; signed: 23/03/2020

Fingal County Council

307272: Rose Cottage, Brackenstown Road, Swords, Co. Dublin, K67 H4F8 (FS5/007/20)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the construction of timber framed structure, to the side of the existing dwelling, to be used as a garden room/gym, with a floor area less than 25 metres when fully insulated and a pitched roof less than 4 metres is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 02/06/2020; signed: 05/10/2020

307179: Heather Cottage, Upper Cliff Road, Howth, Co. Dublin. (FS5/013/20)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the replacement of timber posts with round rubble stone pillars at the entrance gateway to Heather Cottage is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 13/05/2020; signed: 22/09/2020

307168: Heather Cottage, Upper Cliff Road, Howth, Co. Dublin. (FS5/013/20)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the replacement of timber posts with round rubble stone pillars at the entrance gateway to Heather Cottage is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Invalid- fee S.127(1)(f)
  • Date lodged: 13/05/2020; signed: 13/05/2020

307078: Borranstown, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the use of the curtilage of a house for the parking of a school bus is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 16/04/2020; signed: 28/09/2020

306156: Warrenstown House, Blanchardstown Road North, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 (FW16A/0134)

  • Case Type: Other Referral Type - Dispute Point of Detail (S.34(5))
  • Description: Point of detail regarding financial contribution condition no. 14 of FW16A/0134
  • Decision: Board Decision- see Board Order
  • Date lodged: 12/12/2019; signed: 02/06/2020

305698: 47 Coolmine Industrial Estate, Porter's Road, Clonsilla, Dublin 15. (FS5W/11/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the erection of a concrete block wall in the centre of the building to subdivide the building into two smaller units is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 18/10/2019; signed: 06/02/2020

305458: Dublin Airport, Co. Dublin (FS5/036/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the three questions posed in the body of the referral in relation to the use by passengers of the airport in excess of 32 million passengers per annum is or is not development or is or is not exempted development at Dublin Airport
  • Decision: Dismissed-nature of appeal/any previous permission S.138(1)(b)
  • Date lodged: 17/09/2019; signed: 28/01/2020

305242: Unit 10 North Park, North Road, J5 M50, Finglas, Dublin 11, D11 R761 (FS5W/13/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether change of use of Unit 10 from a car sales premises for the sale of leasing or display for the sale or leasing of motor vehicles to use for the sale of furniture is or is not development or is or is not exempted development
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 22/08/2019; signed: 27/01/2020

Galway County Council

306711: Tiranascragh, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. (ED20/02)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the use of an existing constructed entrance to a house is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Invalid- no grounds S.127(1)(d)
  • Date lodged: 21/02/2020; signed: 21/02/2020

306248: Inis Oirr, Aran Islands, Co. Galway. (ED19/55)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the refurbishment of a boathouse is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 20/12/2019; signed: 11/06/2020

305371: Gortnamona, Headford, Co. Galway. (ID/CH/ED19/48)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the change of house plans and revised site layout reducing density from 76 units to 70 units previously granted permission is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 05/09/2019; signed: 05/02/2020

Kerry County Council

306614: Dromin Upper, Listowel, Co. Kerry. (EX810)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the development, resulting in the construction of two gates Gate (A) and Gate (B) in a farmer’s field for the purpose of agriculture and the user for that purpose of the farm gates occupied together with the land so used at Dromin Upper, Listowel, Co. Kerry, for agricultural purposes (foliage including eucalyptus and decorative fir trees/forest produce) is or is not development and is or is not exempted development
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 06/02/2020; signed: 15/07/2020

Kildare County Council

305094: Unit 13 Manor Mills Shopping Centre, Maynooth, County Kildare. (ED/00740)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the change of use from retail clothes unit to retail bakery unit is or is not development and is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 06/08/2019; signed: 14/08/2020

305008: Kildare Health Centre, Tully Road, Kildare Town County Kildare (ED00723)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the use of a building formerly operating as a General Practice surgery for use as a Methadone Clinic at Kildare Health Centre, Kildare Town County Kildare is or is not development and is or is not exempted development
  • Decision: Is not development
  • Date lodged: 26/07/2019; signed: 27/02/2020

303807: 'The Bungalow', Newtown, Kill County Kildare (ED00702)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether works to an existing turf shed which is located to the rear comprising the physical alteration of its three external walls, the erection of one internal wall and the installation of a garage door and surrounding apron at "The Bungalow", Newtown, Kill, County Kildare is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 27/02/2019; signed: 27/02/2020

303034: Gallowshill, Athy County Kildare (ED682)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Change of Use from a Vehicle Leasing Display Showroom to a shop
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 20/11/2018; signed: 13/05/2020

Laois County Council

RL3482: Abbeyleix Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. (10/5)

  • Case Type: Referral Section 5
  • Description: Whether the laying of underground 38kV cables to link the permitted Cullenagh wind farm development (register ref 13/268) is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 20/05/2016; signed: 13/07/2020

Limerick City and County Council

308065: 33 Strandville Gardens, O'Callaghan ground, Co. Limerick (DC-049-20)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Opening Entrance for main road
  • Decision: Invalid- no grounds S.127(1)(d)
  • Date lodged: 31/08/2020; signed: 01/09/2020

306736: Glenduff, Ballaugh, County Limerick. (EC1120)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the removal of the trees along the side of the roadway at Glenduff, Ballaugh, County Limerick is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 24/02/2020; signed: 06/08/2020

306565: Glenduff, Ballaugh, County Limerick. (EC5819)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the removal of the trees along the side of the roadway at Glenduff, Ballaugh, County Limerick is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Invalid- late S.127(1)(g)
  • Date lodged: 30/01/2020; signed: 30/01/2020

305239: Grange, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick. (EC2219)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the erection of a 1.2m high boundary wall at Grange, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick is or is not Development or is or is not Exempted Development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 22/08/2019; signed: 21/02/2020

Limerick City and County Council

RL3569: development. 23 Sarsfield Street, Limerick.

  • Case Type: Referral Section 5
  • Description: Whether the erection of an internally illuminated billboard sign in place of a static/trivision billboard sign on the gable wall of premises is or is not development or is or is not exempted
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 07/04/2017; signed: 05/08/2020

Longford County Council

305791: 72 Main Street, Longford, Co Longford (DC19/8)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the use of ground floor of shop for the sale of sandwiches for consumption off the premises provided always that the use is subsidiary to the main retail use, is not development or, in the alternative, is exempted development.
  • Decision: Is not development
  • Date lodged: 29/10/2019; signed: 11/03/2020

Louth County Council

306469: 70 Riverside Drive, Red Barns Rd, Dundalk, Co. Louth (S5 2019/60)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether a dog grooming room at 70 Riverside Drive, Red Barns Rd, Dundalk, Co. Louth is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Invalid- late S.127(1)(g)
  • Date lodged: 21/01/2020; signed: 21/01/2020

306083: Stone cottage at Townleyhall, Drogheda, Co. Louth (S5 2019/53)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the proposed extension to rear of existing vernacular stone cottage at Townleyhall, Drogheda, Co. Louth is or is not development and is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 05/12/2019; signed: 18/06/2020

306081: 99 Forest Park, Drogheda, Co. Louth. (S5 2019/54)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the change of use from a dwelling where dog grooming and boarding is carried on by the occupant of the dwelling where the occupant charges for the same services is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 04/12/2019; signed: 22/07/2020

305573: Collenbeg, Collon, Co. Louth. (S5 2019/37)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the specified use of 6 buildings at Collenbeg, Collon, Co. Louth is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 04/10/2019; signed: 18/06/2020

305315: Rock Road, Blackrock, Co. Louth. (S5 2019/33)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the construction of a domestic shed in the south-eastern corner of a residential site, having regard to the conditions attached to reg. ref. no: 17/392 (An Bord Pleanála appeal reference number PL 15.249291) is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 02/09/2019; signed: 06/01/2020

304569: South of Ballyoonan, Omeath, Co. Louth. (S5 2019/14)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the culverting of a stream for the purposes of drainage works to agricultural land, the upgrading of internal access by the laying of hardcore to facilitate access to uplands including agricultural lands and forestry to the south is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 30/05/2019; signed: 17/01/2020

Meath County Council

307503: Riverwalk Court, Ratoath, Co. Meath (RA/S52032)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the replacement of ground floor rear elevation window with single patio door to provide access to designated private open space of 10 number 2 bed ground floor units in Blocks numbers 2 and 3 is or is not development or is or is not exempted development
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 06/07/2020; signed: 24/09/2020

305436: Jarretstown, Dunboyne, Co. Meath. (RAS51941)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether or not the subdivision of the unit into two separate units, whether the use of part of the existing building for use for storage of materials and whether the use of the yard Area 3 for the storage of materials is or is not development or is or is not exempted development at Jarretstown, Dunboyne, Co. Meath.
  • Decision: Split decision
  • Date lodged: 16/09/2019; signed: 22/01/2020

305080: Alverno House, Laytown, Co. Meath (LBS51933)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether a caravan park / mobile home park to the rear of Alverno House is or is not development or is or is not exempted development at Alverno House, Laytown Co. Meath
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 07/08/2019; signed: 26/02/2020

304385: Ashbrooke Garden Centre, Coolfore, Ashbourne, Co. Meath. (AAS51911)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether (a) the display and storage of garden pods/sheds and (b) the construction of a structure for use as a cafe is or is not development or is or is not exempted development at Ashbrooke Garden Centre, Coolfore, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 03/05/2019; signed: 03/06/2020

Monaghan County Council

305540: Beagh D.E.D (Crosslare), Carrickmacross County Monaghan. (EX1922)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the installation of a box culvert/animal underpass for the purposes of moving animals and the installation of an animal effluent holding tank and all associated works is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 02/10/2019; signed: 07/09/2020

Sligo County Council

306397: Cahermore Holiday Village, Carrowhubbuck South, Enniscrone, Co. Sligo. (1991)

  • Case Type: Other Referral Type - Dispute Social Housing
  • Description: Referral - Section 96 - Part V Dispute in relation to grant of permission by Sligo County Council Ref: 1991.
  • Decision: Board Decision- see Board Order
  • Date lodged: 09/01/2020; signed: 07/07/2020

South Dublin County Council

305965: Rathcreedon, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin (ED19/0026)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the importation of toposoil to create a new layer of topsoil (not greater than 250mm) on top of the existing ground is or is not development or is or is not exempted development
  • Decision: Appeal withdrawn S.140(1)(a)
  • Date lodged: 20/11/2019; signed: 07/02/2020

304612: Glencarrig Nursing Home, Glencarrig Court, Firhouse Road, Tallaght, Dublin 24 (ED 19/0009)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the change of use of a nursing home to a residential rehabilitation care centre is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 04/06/2019; signed: 02/03/2020

Tipperary County Council

305026: Portroe GAA club, Garrykennedy, Portroe, Nenagh County Tipperary. (S51954)

  • Case Type: Normal Planning Appeals - Normal Planning Appeal PDA2000
  • Description: Replacement of existing netting and reinstatement of internal acces roadway from clubhouse to stand for emergency vehicles at Garrykennedy, Portroe, Nenagh, County Tipperary.
  • Decision: Dismissed-nature of appeal/any previous permission S.138(1)(b)
  • Date lodged: 25/07/2019; signed: 31/08/2020

Waterford City and County Council

306660: Mullarkeys' Cliff Road, Ardmore, Co. Waterford.

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the extension of chalet to rear of structure by 92m2. Finishes to match existing structure and new entrance door to Eastern Elevation is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 12/02/2020; signed: 11/08/2020

306347: Lisselan, Tramore, Co. Waterford. (D5 2019/20)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: The question has been asked as to whether the existing locked gate located at Cockle lane in Lisselan, Tramore is considered development under the meaning given in the Planning and Development Act 2000 and whether this development is restricted from exemptions under restrictions listed in Article 9 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001.
  • Decision: Is not development
  • Date lodged: 08/01/2020; signed: 01/09/2020

306017: Maxol Station, Kingsmeadow, Cork Road, Waterford, X91 EY4E (D5/201927)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the provisions of two delis, in place of one permitted deli (of the same floor area) within a Maxol Filling Station is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 25/11/2019; signed: 10/08/2020

West Cork County Council

305550: Derrynacaheragh, Dunmanway, Co. Cork (D/21/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the construction of an agricultural shed and all associated site works at Derrynacaheragh, Dunmanway, County Cork is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 02/10/2019; signed: 26/08/2020

304892: Derrinacahara, Dunmanway, Co. Cork (D/15/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the installation of locally sourced rock armour to the south bank of the River Bandon which is located within the lands owned by Declan White and all associated site works is or is not development and is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Appeal withdrawn S.140(1)(a)
  • Date lodged: 11/07/2019; signed: 28/02/2020

Westmeath County Council

305937: KMK Recycling Limited, Moate Road, Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath. (S5-18-19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the installation and operation of 2 no. specialised degassing machines for the treatment of 7,000 tonnes of refrigerators and freezers per annum is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Split decision
  • Date lodged: 19/11/2019; signed: 19/05/2020

305804: Liosúl Cottage, Gigginstown, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. (S5-19-19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether construction of agricultural shed and extension of access lane is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 25/10/2019; signed: 18/06/2020

Wexford County Council

308062: Crosstown, Ardcavan, Co. Wexford (20150835)

  • Case Type: Other Referral Type - Dispute Point of Detail (S.34(5))
  • Description: Point of detail in dispute regarding financial contributions of planning ref 20150835
  • Decision: Invalid- no grounds S.127(1)(d)
  • Date lodged: 26/08/2020; signed: 03/09/2020

306530: Bayland, Kilbora, Co. Wexford

  • Case Type: Other Referral Type - Dispute Point of Detail (S.34(5))
  • Description: Point of detail regarding financial contribution condition of 20171472 (ABP-300848-18)
  • Decision: Board Decision- see Board Order
  • Date lodged: 29/01/2020; signed: 06/05/2020

Wicklow County Council

308170: Millvale near Rathnew, Co. Wicklow. (EX4220)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the proposed design optimisation of a permitted solar farm (granted under planning register reference number 17/601) is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Invalid- no grounds S.127(1)(d)
  • Date lodged: 11/09/2020; signed: 11/09/2020

306369: Church Lane, Newcastle Upper, Wicklow, Co. Wicklow. (EX 85/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the construction of stables for the purpose of sheltering horses, fodder, sheep and goats is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 13/01/2020; signed: 13/07/2020

304765: No. 2 South Quay, Arklow, Co. Wicklow. (39/19)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the conversion of an existing retail unit to 2 no. one bedroom apartments is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is exempted development
  • Date lodged: 25/06/2019; signed: 26/02/2020

300536: Sub-station within Raheenleagh Windfarm to Arklow 22kV substation, Coolboy, Arklow, Co. Wicklow. (EX57/17)

  • Case Type: Section 5 - Section 5 Referrals
  • Description: Whether the provision of an underground electrical cable connection is or is not development or is or is not exempted development.
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 19/12/2017; signed: 21/07/2020

Wicklow County Council

RL3884: Coolboy, Arklow, Co. Wicklow. (EX57/17)

  • Case Type: Referral Section 5
  • Description: Whether the provision of an underground electrical cable connection is or is not development or exempted development. Substation within Raheenleagh Windfarm to Arklow 22kv substation,
  • Decision: Is development and is not exempted development
  • Date lodged: 19/12/2017; signed: 21/07/2020

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