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To lodge Planning Applications or submit an observation on-line you must be a registered user.

Under the Data Protection Act we need you to register as we have to keep your personal details separate from your application or observation.

You can make up any user name and password as your login registration name.

Once you have completed the registration process click the Submit button.

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You can then begin the process of submitting your planning application or making your observation.

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Planning Department - COVID-19 Arrangements
See attached Frequently Asked Questions from the Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government 23/05/20 FAQ
Section 251A of the Planning & Development Act 2000 as amended is being implemented by Dublin City Council which for the planning process is that the period from 29th March 2020 to 23rd May 2020 inclusive is disregarded when calculating any specified statutory timelines in the Planning Acts and associated regulations.
Every effort is being made to ensure the planning service operates effectively and efficiently in the context of the most up to date health advice thereby ensuring the health and safety of staff, reducing the risk of the spread of COVID-19 and minimising the public health risks associated with it. In order to ensure social distancing staff are working from a variety of locations including home. The most efficient way to contact us at this time is by emailing planning@dublincity.ie Please include a brief description of your query, planning application number, exact address and your contact details so that your query can be directed to the appropriate person/section for a prompt response.

The planning process is an open and transparent one. All planning application documentation, Observations / Submissions, and the weekly planning lists are made available for public inspection at the Council’s offices and on the Council’s website under Section 38 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 as amended. This information is processed in accordance with the Planning and Development Act 2000 as amended and is made available to An Bord Pleanála in the case of an appeal under Section 127 of the Planning and Development Act 2000 as amended. There are 2 exceptions to the information being made available to the public and An Bord Pleanála (paper file or website): -

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