Planning

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Strategic housing developments (SHDs) are set to be scrapped and replaced following a series of judicial review challenges in a shake-up of planning law for large-scale residential developments (LSRDs). A new bill, which the government hopes to enact in the autumn, will introduce alternative streaml

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New planning guidelines and legislation are set to be introduced to mitigate against the bulk purchase of houses and duplexes and allow for the earmarking of houses in certain developments for owner occupiers. Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien said the measures, developed in conjunction with Finance

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The temporary suspension of the requirement to hold a public event as part of pre-application community consultation on major planning applications has been extended until the end of September 2021. The latest extension will allow major planning applications to continue to be submitted during the Co

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The High Court has quashed the decision by An Bord Pleanála to grant planning permission for a development in the “Connolly Quarter” development scheme. The development included 741 “build-to-rent” apartments behind Connolly Station in Dublin. Background

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Mr Justice Richard Humphreys has quashed An Bord Pleanála’s (ABP) decision granting planning permission for the construction of buildings taller than allowed for in the development scheme for the Docklands. Background

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Strict architectural heritage protection laws could be reviewed in order to encourage renovation of derelict urban properties, according to reports. Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien is considering a review of Part IV of the Planning and Development Act 2000, according to The Irish Times.

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Legislation which will streamline the forestry licensing process by limiting who can appeal and introducing new fees will be presented to the Dáil within the next two weeks. The public consultation on the Agriculture Appeals (Amendment) Bill, which has been sharply criticised by environmental

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Northern Ireland's Planning Appeals Commission (PAC) is set to hold its first virtual pilot hearing next week. The landmark hearing will take place on Tuesday 30 June, closely following the first virtual planning hearing in Scotland earlier this week.

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