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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.

SHD Observations

Strategic housing development (SHD) applications are applications for planning permission directly to An Bord Pleanála for certain housing developments.

Types of Strategic Housing Development

Strategic Housing Developments (SHD) are applications that go directly to An Bord Pleanála for decision. These decisions cannot be appealed. Some of the types of application under strategic housing developments are:

  • 100 or more houses
  • Student accommodation units
  • Mixed development of housing and student accommodation
  • Alteration of existing permission from a planning authority
  • Alteration of existing permission from An Bord Pleanála