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Fees: Planning Appeals

This page will help you find the fee for what you want to appeal or want to do.

Fees: Planning Appeals

If you are unsure of certain terms, you may wish to look at our glossary of terms we use.
 

First party appeals

First party appeals

Fee

A1

You want to appeal the decision of a planning authority on an application you lodged with it.

€220

A2

You want to appeal the decision of a planning authority on an application you lodged with it.

€220

A3

You want to appeal the decision of a planning authority on an application you lodged with it.

€1,500

A4

You want to appeal the decision of a planning authority on an application you lodged with it.

€3,000

A5

You want to appeal the decision of a planning authority on an application you lodged with it.

€660

A6

You want to appeal the decision of a planning authority on an application you lodged with it.

€660

A7

You want to appeal the decision of a planning authority on an application you lodged with it.

€4,500

First party appeals under
section 48 and section 49 of the Planning and Development Acts
Fee

A8

You want to appeal only against conditions requiring financial contributions that have been imposed by a special contribution scheme.

Or

You believe the terms of a Development Contribution Scheme or Supplementary Development Contribution Scheme have not been properly applied by the planning authority, so conditions have been applied in error to a decision.

€220

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Third Party appeals

Appeals on the decision of a planning authority on a proposed development other than the person or organisation who made the original planning application.

Planning appeal Fee

A9

You made an observation or submission to the planning authority on an application, and you now want to appeal the decision of the planning authority.

€220

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Leave to appeal

Leave to appeal Fee

A10

You would like to apply for leave to appeal the planning authority's decision.

€110

A11

You submitted a leave to appeal request to An Bord Pleanála. The Board has granted your request. You now are submitting your appeal following this decision.

€110

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Reduced appeal fee

Reduced appeal fee Fee

A12

You are on the list of organisations that qualify for a reduced appeal fee (see the list).

€110

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Observation on an appeal

Observation Fee

A13

You want to make an observation on a planning appeal which is currently with An Bord Pleanála.

€50

A14

You are on the list of organisations that qualify for a reduced fee (see the list) and you want to make an observation on a planning appeal which is currently with An Bord Pleanála.

No fee

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Submission on a copy of an appeal or appeal documents sent to you by An Bord Pleanála

Submission on a copy of an appeal or appeal documents sent to you by An Bord Pleanála Fee

A15

An Bord Pleanála has sent you a copy of an appeal or appeal documents and has invited you to make a submission on the appeal. You want to make a submission.

No fee

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Oral hearing request

Oral hearing request Fee

A16

You want to request that An Bord Pleanála holds an oral hearing on a planning appeal.

€50

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Other appeals under the Planning and Developments Acts

Appeal against the making of a draft planning scheme in a
strategic development zone (SDZ)
Fee

A17

You want to make an appeal against the making of a draft planning scheme in an SDZ.

€220

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Appeal on a licensing decision for an appliance, apparatus,
structure, cable or other matter on a public road
Fee

A18

You want to make an appeal on a licensing decision for an appliance, apparatus, structure, cable, street furniture or other matter on a public road (section 254 licence).

€220

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Other appeals under the Planning and Developments Acts Fee

A19

You want to make an appeal on a matter that has not been described here.

Please contact us.

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Referrals

Referrals Fee

R1

You want to refer a declaration made by a planning authority on a question that was put to the planning authority.

€220

R2

A planning authority wants to refer a question put to the planning authority.

€110

R3

You and a planning authority are unable to agree on points of detail concerning a grant of permission, so you want to refer it to An Bord Pleanála.

€220

R4

All other referrals except for a referral under section 5(8).

€220

R5

You are a person or organisation that qualifies for a reduced fee (see the list) and you want to refer a matter under type R1, R3 or R4.

€110

R6

A referral under section 5(8) of the Planning and Development Acts

No fee

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Substitute consent

Substitute consent under
Part XA of the Planning and Development Acts
Fee

SC1

You want to apply for leave to apply for substitute consent.

€3,000
If a previous permission was set aside by a Court decision, there is no fee.

SC2

You want to apply for substitute consent.

Same application fee as would be paid to planning authority.

SC3

You want to request an oral hearing under section 177Q.

€50

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Scoping an EIAR

Scoping an EIAR Fee

Q1

You want An Bord Pleanála to scope an EIAR.

€5,000

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Submission of an EIAR or NIS following a request from An Bord Pleanála

Submitting an EIAR or NIS following a request from us Fee

P1

You are submitting an EIAR following a request from us.

€1,500

P2

You are submitting an NIS following a request from us and it relates to a proposed commercial development.

€1,500

P3

You are submitting an NIS following a request from us and it does not relate to a proposed commercial development.

€220

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Organisations or individuals who pay reduced fees on appeals or referrals, and no fees on observations or submissions

(a) A local or planning authority

(b) A body referred to in article 28 or 137 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, as amended, for example:

  • A local or planning authority
  • Certain ministers of Government
  • An Chomhairle Ealaíon
  • Fáilte Ireland
  • Shannon Free Airport Company Limited
  • An Taisce
  • The Heritage Council
  • A regional authority
  • Inland Fisheries Ireland
  • Waterways Ireland
  • Irish Aviation Authority
  • An airport operator
  • CIÉ
  • Commission for Railway Regulation
  • Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII)
  • National Transport Authority
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Health Service Executive (HSE)
  • Commission for Regulation of Utilities
  • Údarás na Gaeltachta
  • The Health and Safety Authority (HSA)
  • Irish Water

(c) The Royal Irish Academy

(d) A State authority, for example:

  • A minister of the Government
  • The Commissioners of Public Works (OPW)

(e) A Transboundary State that is a member of the European Union other than Ireland or a party to the Transboundary Convention.

(f) A development agency, for example:

  • The Industrial Development Agency (Ireland)
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • The Shannon Free Airport Development Company Limited
  • Údarás na Gaeltachta
  • The National Building Agency
  • The Grangegorman Development Agency
  • A local authority

(g) Any other person prescribed by the Minister for the purposes of Part IX of the Planning and Development Act 20001

1 Section 169 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 covers the making of planning schemes for strategic development zones. Under article 179 of the Planning and Development Regulations 2001, a regional authority whose area includes a draft strategic development zone planning scheme and a planning or local authority whose area is within or adjacent to the strategic development zone site(s) are designated as prescribed authorities for section 169 of the Planning and Development Acts.

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