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The Department of Housing Planning and Local Government, on behalf of the Government, has prepared and published the finalised National Planning Framework under Project Ireland 2040, the overarching policy and planning framework for the social, economic and cultural development of our country.

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Examining public service complaints

Independent, impartial and free

We examine complaints from people who feel they have been unfairly treated by a public service provider. We can examine complaints against most organisations that deliver public services. These include government departments, local authorities, the HSE, nursing homes and publicly funded third level education bodies.

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The Standards in Public Office Commission is an independent body established in December 2001 by the Standards in Public Office Act 2001. It has six members and is chaired by a former Judge of the High Court. It has supervisory roles under four separate pieces of legislation. Its functions include supervising the disclosure of interests and compliance with tax clearance requirements, the disclosure of donations and election expenditure, the expenditure of state funding received by political parties and the registration of lobbying.

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Myplan.ie is a web map portal providing spatial information relevant to the planning process in Ireland. This site is an initiative of the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government in conjunction with Irish Local Authorities.

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The Irish Planning Institute is the all-island professional body representing professional planners engaged in physical, spatial and environmental planning in Ireland and Irish planners practicing overseas.

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Carlow County Council
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Cavan County Council
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Clare County Council
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Cork County Council
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Cork City Council
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Donegal County Council
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Dublin City Council
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Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Council
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Fingal County Council
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Galway County Council
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Galway City Council
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Kerry County Council
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Kildare County Council
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Kilkenny County Council
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Laois County Council
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Leitrim County Council
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Limerick City & County Council
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Longford County Council
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Louth County Council
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Mayo County Council
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Meath County Council
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Monaghan County Council
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Offaly County Council
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Roscommon County Council
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Sligo County Council
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South Dublin County Council
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Tipperary County Council
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Waterford City & County Council
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Westmeath County Council
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Wexford County Council
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Wicklow County Council
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The mission of the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement is to improve the compliance environment for corporate activity in the Irish economy by encouraging adherence to the requirements of the Companies Acts, and bringing to account those who disregard the law.

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This website is a central portal for online government services, allowing citizens the ability to search and find all government services in a single, convenient manner.

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An Bord Pleanála was established in 1977 under the Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1976 and is responsible for the determination of appeals and certain other matters under the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, and associated legislation, and determination of applications for strategic infrastructure development including major road and railway cases. It is also responsible for dealing with proposals for the compulsory acquisition of land by local authorities and others under various enactments. The Board also has functions to determine appeals under the Local Government (Water Pollution) Acts and the Building Control Acts.

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We are the Government department that is responsible for housing, planning and local government.

Our Mission is to support:

– the sustainable and efficient delivery of well-planned homes and
– effective local government

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The Land Development Agency is a State body that will deliver on objectives of Project Ireland 2040.

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The National Oversight & Audit Commission is a statutory body established by Ministerial order under section 126B of the Local Government Act 2001, to oversee the local government sector.

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The Royal Town Planning Institute is the UK’s leading planning body for spatial, sustainable and inclusive planning and is the largest planning institute in Europe with over 25,000 members. The RTPI is a membership organization and a Chartered Institute responsible for maintaining professional standards and accrediting world class planning courses nationally and internationally.

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The Regulation of Lobbying legislation is designed to provide information to the public aboutwho is lobbying whom about what.

If you are lobbying then you must register on this website and make a return every four months. Take our Three Step Test to see if you are lobbying.

Please feel free to read this welcome letter, which is sent to all new registrants, advising them of their obligations and best administrative practices for managing their account on Lobbying.ie.

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