Planning Applications

Planning Applications:

To obtain planning permission, the applicant must make a planning application.
There are four different types of permission. An application may be made for:
- Permission
- Outline Permission
- Permission consequent to the grant of outline permission.
- Retention

In order to make a valid planning application you must submit the following:
- Completed Application Form
- Site Notice
- Newspaper Notice - if using the Kilkenny People please see the * important notice below
- Site Location Map (6 copies)
- Plans/ Drawings (6 copies) - except for outline permission
- Correct fee

View list of newspapers approved for planning notices in respect of areas as specified within the functional area of Kilkenny County Council

The Planing application form can be found on the Planning Forms web page.

Please note: The Application Form and Notices are subject to change throughout the year to reflect amendments to Planning Legislation, etc. Applications may be invalidated where incorrect forms and notices are used.

Information regarding Public Notices:

All Public Notices (Site Notice and Newspaper Notice) Must Be Submitted Within a Two Week Period of the Date of Publication.

If a Public Notice is Dated e.g. Wednesday 11th June, 2014 the Last Day for Receipt of the Planning Application by the Planning Authority (Kilkenny County Council) Will Be Tuesday, 24th June, 2014.

*Impotant Notice: where notice is placed in the Kilkenny People Newspaper:

Although the Kilkenny People newspaper in any week is dated the Friday, the circulation day of the newspaper is Wednesday.

In relation to receipt of planning applications by the Planning Department, Kilkenny County Council where notice is placed in the Kilkenny People, please note that the reckonable date is the Wednesday e.g. If the date on the Kilkenny People is Friday 12th August, 2016 the last day for receipt of a planning application is Tuesday 23rd August, 2016.

Adherence to the above may avoid invalidation of your planning application.


Planning Map Packs:

From July 2010 anyone submitting a planning application can search, request, pay and down load for printing a selection of mapping products which are usually required to submit a planning application. This new service can be found on Ordnance Survey Ireland's corporate website


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