The following application forms are available in the downloadable documents section.
If you choose to make your planning application as a paper submission, two paper copies must be provided, please follow the form detail as to what is required.
Where making an electronic application there is certain instance where the Local Authority require a paper copy.
Please note for applicants for more complex capital projects may be asked to provide a paper copy.
- Planning Approval - The most common form for 'full' planning approval, 'change of use', 'reserved matters' or to 'vary the condition of a valid planning approval'.
- Minor Change to a Planning Approval – To make a change to a planning approval after it is been approved.
- Registered Building Consent - Application for works to a building which is on the Department's Protected Building Register.
- Certificate of Lawfulness - Application form for a certificate confirming that a long term development or use (without the appropriate planning approval) has been in place/ practice for considerable years (minimum of 4 for development 10 for a use) which can now be supported by evidence and proven/ deemed 'lawful'.
- Advertisement Consent - An application form for 'express' permission from the Department to display adverts.
- Telecommunications Prior Approval – deemed consent - Application as 'prior notification'.
- Planning Appeal - Form for appealing against a Planning, Registered Building or Advertisement decision of the Department. Please note that there are two forms – one for appeals lodges against decisions on planning applications lodged PRIOR to 1/1/2020 and another form for appeals on applications lodged AFTER 1/1/2020.
- Contributors Form – Optional Form for those wishing to comment on a planning, registered building or advertisement application. More information on commenting on planning applications.
- Building Control - Form to accompany plans for building regulation approval. More information on making a building control application.
- Building Regularisation Certificate - Application form seeking retrospective regularisation of a building work (where a building regulations application was not made at the appropriate time).
- Demolition - Application for a Demolition Notice under Building Regulations – this MUST be accompanied by a Demolition waste schedule. More information on demolitions.
Electronic Applications Service
For submission of applications in an electronic form please use the following option:
- Planning and Building Control Property Searches - Formal request for a search of the planning and/or building control databases to establish a property history