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Planning Permission Services

Planning Permission Consultancy in Dublin, Meath, Kildare, Westmeath & Wicklow

Dublin Surveys team of engineers carryout all aspects of planning permission to the local county council requirements and the development plan. Expertise in the local planning process and new planning regulations is the corner stone of our practice.

Our planning team can provide draft proposals in conjunction with clients brief and request a Pre-Planning Meeting with Planners to discuss the proposed development so the Planner may advise aspects of the project that may require reviewing. Key to a successful outcome whether its Dublin city planning permission, Dublin planning permission, Wicklow or Westmeath planning permission – Our knowledge of Local development plan & Guidelines for planning applications.

Dublin Surveys planning team can assist clients with the four Types Of Planning Permission Applications:

  • Planning Permission
  • Retention Permission
  • Outline Permission
  • Change of Use

Time Frame For A Planning Application

Dublin Surveys planning team undertake the full process of design and application from a single dwelling house, multiple dwellings or planning permission for extensions to your existing property or commercial enterprise.

Prior to the planning application being lodged an advert is placed with a local paper that is approved by the council. Once the planning notice advert is placed there is a time frame of two weeks to lodge the application.

When the planning application is lodged to the planning section of any county council it is validated and a period of 8 weeks under planning law must go through before a decision is reached. 4 weeks after the initial decision is realised the final decision is posted to the consultant handling the application.

Outcomes For Planning Permission Applications

Grant Decision

When the local council planning department are in favour of the development and decide to grant. Every decision to grant is accompanied with conditions of planning that a development must comply with in order for an appointed consultant to issue a Certificate of compliance at successful completion of works.

Commencement Notice

This is where the decision after the final four weeks of the planning is granted the client must give 14 days notice to the
planning authority to commence works in the form of a one page application in where all councils have there own template.

Further information

The council’s planner may require more information in the form of a specialist report, clarification of submitted information, request a change in the design, omit or add in a design change. Usually if the information is dealt with properly, this can lead to a decision to grant permission.

Refusal Of Planning Permission

The council’s decision may be based on the development plan or not in keeping with the zoning of the area. Reasons will be listed from correspondence from the council outlining the issues. In some situations these may be reviewed by the consultant and client and a further application can be submitted.

On the advice of the consultant a further option of appealing to An Board Pleanla to overturn the council’s decision may be options available to clients.

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Dublin Surveys relationship and knowledge with planners and the planning process enables good communication and the right result for our clients

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