Month: November 2020

OPR launches its second training module for local authority elected members

The Office of the Planning Regulator (OPR) in conjunction with the Association of Irish Local Government (AILG) launched its second planning training module for elected members of local authorities today, Friday, 27 November. The first module dealt specifically with the plan-making process. The second module is “A Guide for Councillors on the Development Management Process”. …

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BLOG: How can the places we live and work become more resilient post-Covid?

Niall Cussen, Planning Regulator Covid has changed much about our lives. It has changed how we work, how we socialise, even, at times, where we can go. Suburbs (where people live) bustle, but city centres and high streets (where people work and shop) bumble. Fewer cars and cleaner air mean roads and streets are safer …

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OPR to hold further online planning training webinar for local authority elected members

The Office of the Planning Regulator (OPR) in conjunction with the Association of Irish Local Government (AILG) will continue its series of online planning training webinars for local authority elected members on Friday, 27th November from 10am-11:30 am. November’s webinar is entitled “Implementation of the Development Plan and the Development Management Process.” There will be …

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More effective way to measure impact of planning published by RTPI

An innovative way to better measure and demonstrate the value of planning and how it helps create sustainable and successful places has been published by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). The Measuring What Matters: Planning Outcomes Research produced as part of a research project funded by the RTPI, the governments of Ireland, Scotland and …

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Office of the Planning Regulator and Irish Planning Institute Launch Planning Week

The Planning Regulator, Niall Cussen and the President of the Irish Planning Institute, Dr Conor Norton have officially launched this year’s Planning Week. Planning Week 2020 takes place from the 8th to 14th November 2020 and coincides with World Town Planning Day on 8th November. Through events, activities and research, Planning Week aims to bring …

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