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COVID-19

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.

COVID-19: Visits to our office

Only visit our office if it is absolutely necessary.

If you do need to visit our office, please follow the information posters and any instructions that may be given to you by our staff or security personnel.

Planning appeals

To make sure that you have completed all the steps to make an appeal, we invite you to use the planning appeal checklist which should help you to make a valid appeal. If possible, please make your appeal in advance of the last date to make an appeal. On our website you can check what is the last day to make a planning appeal based on the date the planning authority made the decision (Chief Executive Order) on the relevant planning application.

If you want to make an observation on a planning appeal you can check if you have completed all the necessary requirements for an observation. If possible, please make your observation in advance of the last date to make an observation.

It is preferable to minimise visits to the office at this particular time. However if it is essential that you visit the office, we request you pay fees where possible by cheque, postal order or bankers draft and include them with your document before putting them in the 'drop box' at the entrance. In the event that you need to pay a fee by credit or debit card this will be facilitated.

Strategic Housing Developments

Before you visit our office, you can check the last dates to make an observation on a current application on our website.

The easiest and quickest way to send an observation to us on a Strategic Housing Development Application is to use our online service

It is preferable to minimise visits to the office at this particular time. However if it is essential that you visit the office, we request you pay fees where possible by cheque, postal order or bankers draft and include them with your document before putting them in the 'drop box' at the entrance. In the event that you need to pay a fee by credit or debit card this will be facilitated.

Strategic Infrastructure Developments

Before you visit our office, you can check the last dates to make an observation on a current application by contacting us at sids@pleanala.ie.

If you want to make an observation on an application you can use the observation checklist to check if you have completed all the necessary requirements for an observation. If possible, please make your observation in advance of the last date to make an observation.

It is preferable to minimise visits to the office at this particular time. However if it is essential that you visit the office, we request you pay fees where possible by cheque, postal order or bankers draft and include them with your document before putting them in the 'drop box' at the entrance. In the event that you need to pay a fee by credit or debit card this will be facilitated.