Planning Law

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Corporate law firm Philip Lee has announced the appointment of Leonora Mullett as a partner in its planning and environmental department. Ms Mullett has extensive knowledge of planning and environmental law, local government law, litigation, dispute resolution and public law, with significant experi

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A judgment handed down by the High Court yesterday in a planning dispute has attracted attention for including images of the site and the proposed development at the centre of the case. The 120-page judgment in Ballyboden Tidy Towns Group v An Bord Pleanala & Ors was authored by Mr Justice David

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Legislation establishing a new planning regime for the maritime area has passed through all stages of the Oireachtas. The government has said the Maritime Area Planning Bill 2021 represents the biggest reform of marine governance since the foundation of the State, with a legal and administrative fra

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The Oireachtas has approved legislation to introduce a new planning process for large-scale residential developments (LRDs) to replace the controversial fast-track strategic housing development (SHD) process. The Planning and Development (Amendment) (Large-scale Residential Development) Bill 2021 ha

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New legislation will require local authorities to ensure home ownership as a tenure type is provided for and estimated in their housing strategies. A legislative amendment approved by ministers will give further legislative effect to ministerial planning guidelines issued in May under section 28 of

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The High Court granted an order of certiorari to quash planning permission for a petrol station in Belfast, ordering the applicant to pay one third of the legal costs on top of the £325,000 building costs incurred to date. The court was not swayed by the arguments of the notice party, who "has

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The Attorney General has been appointed to oversee a comprehensive review of Irish planning legislation. Paul Gallagher SC will supervise a team of planning law experts working on a review "of unprecedented scale", the government said, which will improve the government's ability to implement major p

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Ireland has been fined over €15 million and is continuing to accrue daily fines of €15,000 for failing to comply with a European court order linked to a wind farm development. The Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) imposed pecuniary penalties on Ireland in N

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Planners and construction industry representatives will give evidence on proposals to scrap strategic housing developments to the Oireachtas housing committee later today. The joint Oireachtas committee on housing, local government and heritage resumes pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme

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A new, "comprehensive and coherent" marine planning system is set to be introduced under new legislation published today. Darragh O'Brien, the minister for housing, local government and heritage, said the Maritime Area Planning Bill 2021 will represent "a giant leap forward towards meeting our ambit

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