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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.

Infrastructure (SID)

Strategic infrastructure development (SID) applications are applications for planning permission directly to An Bord Pleanála for major infrastructure developments by local authorities and others. Examples include motorways, railway lines, pipelines, airports, ports or major facilities like hospitals.


Pre-application consultations

Prospective Applicants

Planning authorities

Members of the Public

  • The public are informed about pre-application consultations but cannot take part in the consultations. Members of the public can find out more about how the pre-application consultation process works.


Prospective Applicants

Planning Authorities

Members of the Public