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Planning Guidelines

The Department produces a range of guidelines designed to help planning authorities, An Bord Pleanála, developers and the general public and cover a wide range of issues amongst others, architectural heritage, child care facilities, landscape, quarries and residential density.  


See also relevant guidance issued by NPWS:

Appropriate Assessment of Plans and Projects in Ireland - Guidance for Planning Authorities (pdf, 1,100kb) (external link)



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