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  • The Department of Environment, Community and Local Government published new guidelines on planning enforcement on 19th November 2012.

    The guidelines set out:

    • ¬†some examples of the types of activity/development that might constitute breaches of the planning code;
    • the respective roles and responsibilities of the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government and the planning authorities;
    • the procedures that planning authorities may adopt when taking enforcement action, including the remedies and sanctions available;
    • the process by which an individual can make a complaint about an alleged breach of the planning code;
    • the process by which someone can appeal against an adverse finding by a planning authority; and,
    • a short summary of the relevant legislative provisions.

    ¬†Interestingly the guidelines Read the rest of this entry »

    Published on November 30, 2012 By:David Mulcahy · Filed under: Planning Guidelines; Tagged as: ,
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