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Meath County Development Plan

The planning process is an open and public one.

In that context all submissions/observations are a matter of public record and may also be placed on the Council’s website.


Planning files from the period 1972 (72/900) to 1980 (80/1599) inclusive are only available from archives. A fee of €20 applies for a Planning Search and Retrieval of these files, which will be emailed to you within 3 working days. 


National Planning Framework

‘Project Ireland 2040 is the overarching policy and planning framework for the social, economic and cultural development of our Country.

It includes a detailed capital investment plan for the period 2018 to 2027, the National Development Plan 2018-2027, and the 20-year National Planning Framework 2040.’ For details visit 


Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy for the whole of the Eastern and Midland Region 

Notice is hereby given that the Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly has prepared a draft Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy for the whole for the Eastern and Midland Region for the period 2019-2031, as required under Section 24(4) of the Planning and Development Acts 2018.

An Environmental Report has been prepared in accordance with the SEA Directive and the Planning and Development (Strategic Environmental Assessment ) Regulations S.I. no 436/2004 (as amended) accompanied by a Regional Flood Risk Appraisal Report. A Natura Impact Report (to inform the Appropriate Assessment) has also been prepared in accordance with Article 6 of the Habitats Directive, the Planning and Development Act 2000-2018, and the European Communities (Birds and Natural Habitats) Regulations S.I. No 477/2011 (as amended).

These documents are now placed on public display and a copy may be inspected during normal office hours from 5th November 2018 to 23rd January 2019 at the following locations:

  • Eastern & Midland Regional Assembly, 3rd Floor North, Ballymun Civic Centre, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin D09 C8P5
  • The Planning Counter in all of the twelve constituent local authorities of the Eastern & Midland Regional Assembly, please check locally with your Council regarding opening hours.

The documents may be inspected online at


Public Consultation - Draft Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy.pdf






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Meath County Development Plan 2013-2019


All correspondence relating to Planning as documented below can only be lodged at the Planning Department, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co Meath

  • Planning Applications accompanied by a fee
  • Further information responses
  • Submissions from the public together with fees
  • Compliance proposals
  • Payments for Development contributions
  • Submissions to forward planning / zoning proposals

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