Commercial to Residential Exemptions

Commercial to Residential Exemptions

This relates to Change of Use and related works, of vacant Commercial premises for Residential purposes, providing an exemption from planning permission for a period of time.

Planning and Development Act (Exempted Development) Regulations 2022 (S.I. 75 of 2022)

The Planning and Development Act (Exempted Development) Regulations 2022 (S.I. 75 of 2022) extends to 31 December 2025 the exemption given by SI 30 of 2018 and satisfies the commitment given by action 20.3 of Housing for All.

In order to avail of the exemptions being provided for, the structure, or part of the structure, which is the subject of the change of use must have been vacant for at least 2 years immediately prior to the commencement of the relevant works, with such works being required to be completed by 31 December 2025.


In addition to the classes of use that qualified under the 2018 change of use exempted development provisions – i.e. Classes 1, 2, 3 and 6 – as outlined in Part 4 of Schedule 2 of the Principal Regulations, the new regulations extend the provisions to a new Class 12 - Use as a Public House, meaning a premises which has been licensed for the sale and consumption of intoxicating liquor on the premises under the Licensing Acts 1833 to 2018.

Ref No  - Name - Address

SIS53018 - Michael Smith, Follistown, Co Meath C15 XA61

SIS52201 – Kevin McManus, 11 Skein Abbey, Kilmessan, Co Meath C15 D768

SIS53017Jimmy Tuite on behalf of Micheal Murtagh, Lower Bridge Street, Athboy, Co. Meath C15 AY8E

SIS53016 - Enda Reilly, Lobinstown, Co Meath, C15 W211

SIS53015Hazelbrook Real Estate Limited, Halstead House, Medges Lane, Navan, Co. Meath C15 RYT7

SIS53014Eadin, Paul, Johanna, Aisling, Christopher Murphy - Development address : Suffolk Street, Kells, Co Meath A82 DN70

SIS53013Mark O’Neill, 4 Kenlis Place, Townparks, Kells, Co. Meath A82 YW82

SIS53012 - Wealth Options Trustees Limited - Former Credit Union, Main Street, Crossakiel Village

SIS53011Donal Bradley - Unit 17, Blackcastle Shopping Centre, Navan, Co. Meath

SIS53010 - Richard Brady - 1st Floor, Flower Hill, Navan, Co. Meath

SIS53009Blackstand Ltd - St Mary’s Court, Dunboyne, Co Meath

SIS53008 - Alysheba Unlimited Company, Ivy Hall, Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath

SIS53007 - Alysheba Unlimited Company, Ivy Hall, Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath.

SIS53006 - C. Thomas - Killallon House, Killallon, Clonmellon, Co. Meath.

SIS53005 - Ladas Unlimited - Fairlands, Dunboyne, Co. Meath

SIS53004 - Yan Li - Unit 5, Ashbourne Court, Bridge Street, Ashbourne, Co. Meath

SIS53003 - Leslie Clarke  - Unit 22 Blackcastle Shopping Centre, Navan, Co. Meath

SIS53002 - Paul Leonard - 5 Watergate Street, Trim, Co. Meath

SIS53001 - Rob Usher - The Old Post Office, Farrell Street, Kells, Co. Meath