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SHD Applications (Planning Authority): Notification of Decision and Enforcement

This pages explains how the Board's decision is notified to the planning authority and other participants

Notification of Decision

An Bord Pleanála shall send a copy of the decision to the applicant, the Planning Authority and any person who made submissions / observations on the application.  The decision will also be available at

Compliance and Enforcement

Powers of compliance and enforcement shall remain with the Planning Authority, as per section 10(5)(b) of the Act of 2016.