Planning Guides

The Office of the Planning Regulator and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage have published a series of planning leaflets dealing with all aspects of the planning system. These leaflets cover a wide range of issues including how to prepare and lodge a planning application, how to make a planning appeal, requirements for change of use, building extensions, garages, domestic sheds, agricultural development, etc.

The leaflets are available free of charge by clicking on the relevant PDF’s

Planning Leaflet 1 Introducing The Planning System (PDF)

Planning Leaflet 2 A Guide To The Development Plan (PDF)

Planning Leaflet 3 A Guide To Planning Permission (PDF)

Planning Leaflet 4 A Guide To Making A Planning Application (PDF)

Planning Leaflet 5 A Guide To Making A Planning Appeal (PDF)

Planning Leaflet 6 A Guide To Planning Enforcement In Ireland (PDF)

Planning Leaflet 7 A Guide To Applying For Planning Permission To Build A House (PDF)

Planning Leaflet 8 A Guide To Doing Work Around The House (PDF)

Planning Leaflet 9 Agricultural And Farm Development The Planning Issues (PDF)

Planning Leaflet 10 A Guide To Planning For The Business Person (PDF)

Planning Leaflet 11 Environmental Assessments And Planning In Ireland (PDF)

Planning Leaflet 12 A Guide To Architectural Heritage (PDF)

Planning Leaflet 13 Archaeology In The Planning Process (PDF)

Planning Leaflet 14 Strategic Infrastructure Development (PDF)