Planning and Development Act (Exempted Development) Regulations 2022
Jurisdiction: Republic of Ireland
Commencement: 21st February 2022
Amends: Planning and Development Regulations 2001
Under the Planning and Development Regulations 2002, the scales of location maps are modified to be used in areas other than built-up areas.
Any person making a planning application should be aware of the Regulations as a failure to comply will result in a planning application being rejected. Planning permission involves applying to the relevant planning authority and ensuring that any development that is carried out complies with the terms granted in the planning permission. Any planning application should also comply with the technical requirements regarding site notices and advertisement.
A development that consists of a change of use* (and any related works) to residential use from Class 1, 2, 3, 6 or newly added Class 12 under Part 4 to Schedule 2 of the 2001 Regulations, is exempt from the requirement to obtain planning permission until 31st December 2025.
*Change of use refers to a change of use of a premises (e.g. office to residential use), which may need planning permission from the Local Planning Authority.
This amendment has no direct relevance to environmental matters.
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