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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.

Public access service charges

This webpage explains the charges for viewing decided case files, and for photocopies or CD copies of documents.

Charges

Service

Charge

Viewing a file or files that are less than five years' old.

Free

Viewing a file or files that are more than five years old but you do not require urgently within 24 hours of request.

Free

Viewing a file or files that are more than five years old and you require urgently within 24 hours of request.

€25

 

Photocopying

Inspector's Report, Board Direction, Board Order

Charge

All or part of the document

Free

Other documents

Charge

A4 black copy

€0.20 a page

A4 colour copy

€1.25 a page

A3 black copy

€0.40 a page

A3 colour copy

€1.75 a page

A2 black copy

€2.25 a page

A2 colour copy

€2.75 a page

A1 black copy

€3.00 a page

A1 colour copy

€3.50 a page

A0 black copy

€3.00 a page

A0 colour copy

€3.50 a page

Minimum charge
There is a minimum charge of €1 for photocopying.
Postage and packaging is included in the price.
 

CD copies

Charge

CD copy of a CD.

€6.00 a disc

Documents scanned and copied onto a CD

€6.00 a disc plus any copying which may be required

 

Cost examples

Example 1

You wish to request a file urgently within 24 hours and would like 200 pages of the file copied in A4 colour.

For this request, you will need to pay €275.
This total is based on 200 pages copied in A4 colour at €1.25 per page which will cost the customer €250 plus the additional €25 for the urgent request charge.

 

Example 2

You wish to request 100 pages be scanned and placed on a CD. The file is not required urgently.

For this request, you will need to pay €26.
This total is based on 100 pages scanned at A4 black at €0.20 per page which will cost the customer €20 plus an additional €6 for the CD.