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Due to the current increased risk in relation to Covid-19 An Bord Pleanála's office has restricted access to the public. Until further notice, members of the public should not attend the office unless it is considered absolutely necessary.

Observation (SHD): Sending observation by post or delivering it in person

This page explains for members of the public how you can send us the observation by post or deliver it in person

Sending us the observation by post or delivering it in person

Where do I send or deliver my observation?
You can:

  • post it to: Strategic Housing Unit, An Bord Pleanála, 64 Marlborough Street, Dublin 1, D01 V902, or
  • deliver it in person to a member of An Bord Pleanála staff at our office in Marlborough Street (address above) during office hours – Monday to Friday from 9.15am to 5.30pm. Please note that the security staff in our office cannot accept observations, or
  • put it into the letterbox at our office outside office hours.

We are closed on weekends, public holidays and other publicised days such as Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Can I get a receipt if I deliver my observation in person?
Yes. If you deliver your observation in person to our office, you can ask for a receipt which says that we have received your observation. When your observation is handed to a member of An Bord Pleanála staff, we cannot return it nor can we make a photocopy of your documents with our date stamp. A receipt does not mean that your observation is valid. We will write to you separately to tell you if your observation is valid or invalid.