Planning Permission

Planning Permission

View or Search Planning Applications

Review or search for planning applications made in Meath


Do you need Planning Permission?

You generally need to apply for planning permission for any development of land or property. However, some works do not need planning permission and are called exempted developments. Please note that you may also require a licence for events


Before you Apply for Planning Permission

The planning process can be complex, particularly if you are unfamiliar with it. Pre-planning discussions give applicants an opportunity to seek advice on their proposed development. 


Apply for Planning Permission

Find out how to apply for planning permission


Development Contribution Schemes

Information about the schemes under which developments contribute to public infrastructure and facilities.


Object to or Support a Planning Application

How to submit support for or object to an application that has been made


Appeal a Planning Decision

Details of how to appeal planning decisions and the fees involved.


Final Grant of Planning Permission

Provided there is no appeal against this DECISION a grant of planning permission will issue at the end of six weeks. Works should not commence until the Final Grant of permission has issued.


Before you Start Building

Once you have received planning permission below are some of the things you need to consider prior to starting your build such as commencement and 7 day notices and compliance with planning conditions.


Extension of Duration of Planning Permissions

Please be aware that applications for the Extension of Duration of Planning Permissions (under section 42 of the Planning and Development Act 2000) are subject to new provisions in the Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2021 (effective 09 September 2021).


Planning Information Leaflets

The Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government provide a wide range of guidance on planning related issues including architectural heritage, landscape, childcare facilities and best practice design.