Month: September 2020

Co-ordinated approach at regional level can help local authorities reach renewable targets, planning regulator tells wind energy conference

A co-ordinated approach on renewable energy across the next generation of local authority development plans and across their boundaries is critical for Ireland to achieve its renewable energy targets, the Planning Regulator, Niall Cussen has told the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA) conference. A key building block for that co-ordinated approach is to finalise long-delayed …

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OPR holds training webinar for local authority elected members

The Office of the Planning Regulator (OPR) in conjunction with the Association of Irish Local Government (AILG) held its second online planning training webinar for elected members of local authorities today, Friday, 18th September. Today’s webinar considered the key early stages of plan making.  It analysed central aspects of this process including the preparatory background …

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OPR Launches New Interactive Map Displaying Information on Statutory Plans

All details of live public consultations relating to statutory plans, as well as any submissions or recommendations made by the Office of the Planning Regulator (OPR) relating to these plans are now accessible on a new intuitive, interactive map format. Users can now easily navigate and access information relating to development plans in each local …

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