Planning - Notice of Revised Arrangements and FAQs re Covid 19

The Customer Services Counter at the Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, Co Louth is now open to the public, for PLANNING SECTION queries ONLY, from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, excluding Bank/Public Holidays. 

 

Where possible customers are requested to continue to liaise with the Planning Section remotely in order to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of members of the public and staff (details below).

General Planning Queries

You are advised to submit any planning query you may have to the Planning Department via email on planninggroup@louthcoco.ie. This email is continuously monitored and is the most efficient way of dealing with queries.

You may also call the Council on 042-933 5457, however you should note that access to staff through this number is limited.

If you wish you may correspond by post to Louth County Council, Planning Department, Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, County Louth, A91 W2OC.

Where it is not possible to deal with queries remotely they may now be dealt with in person at the Customer Services counter in the Town Hall however you are strongly advised to liaise with the Planning Section in advance to advise them of the nature of your query, thus reducing time spent at the public counter.

Pre-Planning Meetings

Presently all face to face pre-planning meetings have been suspended.  You are requested to submit all pre-planning queries by email to planninggroup@louthcoco.ie using the following Pre-Planning-Form-Final-(2).pdf (size 96 KB)  

Planning Applications

Planning applications may be submitted by post to Louth County Council, Planning Department, Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk, County Louth, A91 W2OC or handed in to Customer Services in the Town Hall. Similarly, responses to requests for Further Information should be submitted in the same manner.  

Viewing a Planning Application

To view a planning application, please go to our website at http://www.eplanning.ie/LouthCC/ where you can access and view the planning applications which have been validated.  In addition, if necessary, planning applications may now be viewed at Customer Services in the Town Hall.

Submissions/Observations

If you wish to make a submission or observation on a planning application, it may be submitted via e-mail to planninggroup@louthcoco.ie  Please ensure that you submit a phone number with your submission, so as to enable the Planning Department to contact you for the payment of the prescribed fee by Credit/Debit Card. Alternatively, a submission or observation may be submitted by post, in which case it should be accompanied with a postal order, bank draft or cheque to the value of €20.00.   Please note that a submission cannot be accepted without payment of the prescribed fee of €20. In addition, if necessary, a Submission/Observation may be handed in at the Customer Services counter in the Town Hall.

Alternatively, fees may be paid by EFT to our Bank Account. 

BIC: BOFIIE2D   IBAN: IE36BOFI90336515582234 Bank of Ireland, Clanbrassil Street, Dundalk.  

Details of this transfer i.e. your name, reference/description, amount, date of transfer must be notified to Louth County Council by emailing planninggroup@louthcoco.ie

Unauthorised Development

In relation to unauthorised development, please correspond by post or via email toplanningenforcement@louthcoco.ie

Development Contributions

If you have any queries or wish to make a payment in respect of Development Contributions please contact the Planning Authority via email on  devlevy@louthcoco.ie

Planning - General Disclaimer

Louth County Council does not assume legal or other liability for any inaccuracy, mistake, mis-statement or any other error of whatsoever nature contained within the documentation submitted to the Council in respect of any planning application or any submission by way of comment or objection in respect of any planning application. Louth County Council hereby formally disclaims liability in respect of such aforesaid matters.

Copyright Disclaimer

Louth County Council is not responsible for the mis-appropriation of copyright or other intellectual right to the rightful owners which may occur in the submission of any document in respect of a planning application. All submissions and documentation in respect of any planning application is accepted by the Council in good faith. Any breech of copyright or other intellectual rights in respect of the Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000, is a civil matter. Louth County Council hereby formally disclaims liability in respect of such aforesaid matters.