Vacancy – Planning Consultant Cork

Vacancy: Planning Consultant, Cork (Executive Planner level at a minimum) Salary: Negotiable Established in 2010, Coakley O’Neill Town Planning Ltd is a Cork-based planning consultancy with a strong local and national, public and private client profile. We provide the...

Solar farm refused as a result of a lack of national guidance

Solar farm developments in Ireland face an interesting planning challenge going forwards. An Bord Pleanála has recently refused permission for a large scale solar farm (c. 45MW) in Co. Wexford (PL 26.247217) on the basis that there is a lack of guidance at national,...

Cork County Council draft LAPs 2016

Cork County Council has issued its draft LAPs (Local Area Plans) for each of the County’s Municipal Districts (8 in total) on Wednesday 16th November, 2016 for consultation to 6th January, 2017, and are available to view on http://corklocalareaplans.com/ Key elements...

Ensuring Delivery of Build-To-Rent Housing Projects

The Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government has issued a Circular (PL 11/2016; APH 5/2016) dated 19th October, 2016 to Planning Authorities which amends and updates the 2015 Apartment Guidelines with respect to Build-To-Rent (B2R) Housing...