Department Circular on Planning and Development Amendment Act 2018 – Update

Further to our previous article in our July Newsletter relating to the new Planning and Development Amendment Act, 2018 the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government have now issued a Circular Letter: PL 04/2018 to all Planning Authorities summarising the main provisions of the Act and setting out the commencement procedures (i.e. identifying which elements are already commenced and which will require further commencement orders to issue. The commencement of the various elements of the Act are being staggered to allow a sufficient lead-in time to ensure a smooth transition.

The Circular Letter is available on the Department of Housing Planning and Local Government’s website via the following link: https://www.housing.gov.ie/sites/default/files/publications/files/pl_04-2018_planning_and_development_amendment_act_2018.pdf

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