Office of the Planning Regulator Begins Training for Local Authority Members

The Office of the Planning Regulator (OPR) in conjunction with the Association of Irish Local Government (AILG) commenced its training to Local Authority Members with two well-attended sessions in Limerick and Dundalk held on October 10th and 12th respectively.  The purpose of the training was to provide elected members with enhanced knowledge of the planning …

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Office of the Planning Regulator Rolling out Planning Training for Local Authority Members

The Office of the Planning Regulator (OPR) is working in conjunction with the Association of Irish Local Government (AILG) to provide planning training to Local Authority Members. The purpose of the training is to provide elected members with enhanced knowledge of the planning process, reaffirming their roles and responsibilities within the planning system and their …

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Regulator Addresses Association of Local Irish Government

Today, 12 September the Planning Regulator, Niall Cussen addressed the Autumn Training Seminar of the Association of Local Irish Government (AILG). The title of the seminar was “Climate Change and Planning- New Challenges for Local Government.” The event was held at the Hillgrove Hotel, Co Monaghan. The title of the Regulator’s presentation was “The Planning …

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Establishment of Panel of Part-Time Inspectors and Advisors

Part-Time Inspector and Advisor in the Office of the Planning Regulator (OPR) The Office of the Planning Regulator (OPR) is a new independent public body that has been established by Government to oversee the functioning and policy consistency of Ireland’s planning process to ensure quality outcomes in relation to proper planning and sustainable development. The …

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Government appoint Ireland’s first Planning Regulator

Eoghan Murphy, T.D., Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, has announced that the Government intends to appoint Mr. Niall Cussen as Ireland’s first Planning Regulator, heading up the new Office of the Planning Regulator.  Mr. Cussen’s appointment was recommended following an open recruitment process conducted by the Public Appointments Service. Mr. Cussen is currently …

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