New County Development Plan

The preparation of the Monaghan County Development Plan 2019-2025 has commenced and the first stage of this process involves a Consultation Paper.

Members of the public, community groups and all other bodies are invited to make written submissions/observations on the Consultation Paper before Friday the 5th of May 2017 to:

Monaghan County Council, Forward Planning Team, Planning Section, County Offices, The Glen, Monaghan Town, H18 YT50.


Click here to view a PDF of the Consultation Paper.

Hard copies are also readily available directly from the Planning Department, so please contact us on 047-30532 or at if you wish to receive one.

In addition, a number of public workshops are taking place to allow the Forward Planning Team hear what you have to say on how the county as a whole is developed in the years 2019-2025. Please come along – We really want to know what you think!

These workshops are informal and give you the opportunity to discuss any issues or questions you might have; drop in for a quick (or a long) chat at any stage of the evening(s):

Market House, Monaghan Town – Monday 13th March 6-9pm
Civic Offices, Carrickmacross – Wednesday 15th March 6-9pm
Clones Library, Clones – Monday 20th March 6-9pm
Wetlands Centre, Ballybay – Friday 24th March 6-9pm
Iontas Centre, Castleblayney – Monday 27th March 6-9pm
Civic Offices, Carrickmacross – Tuesday 4th April 6-8pm
Market House, Monaghan Town – Wednesday 5th April 6-8pm