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About Us

We are the national independent statutory body to determine appeals on planning and other cases as well as direct applications for strategic infrastructure and other developments.

Meet the Board

Meet the current Chairperson and Board members

Appointment of the Board

How the process works. 

Functions of the Board

The Oireachtas has given An Bord Pleanála functions under various pieces of legislation.

Organisation Structure

You can find out who sits on our Board and Management Committee in our organisation structure

Our Mission, Mandate and Values

Code of Conduct

To ensure continued integrity and transparency, An Bord Pleanálas has a Code of Conduct for Board Members, Employees and Certain Other Persons

Strategic Plan

An Bord Pleanála’s Strategic Plan 2018 - 2023 Extended to the End of 2024 provides a framework to guide the organisation for the next six years.

Memoranda of Understanding

An Bord Pleanála has memoranda of understanding with several public bodies.

Customer Service

You can find out more information about An Bord Pleanála's Customer Service


Planning casework statistics is available on a quarterly and annual basis