Selfbuild guide to planning permission

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Securing planning permission can be an uphill battle, here’s how it’s done and some tips on working with the planners.

In this article we cover:

  • Who needs planning permission for what in Ireland
  • What is full planning permission (FPP) in Ireland and what’s the process
  • What is outline planning permission (OPP) in Ireland and what’s the process
  • Do you need OPP first?
  • How much it costs
  • Timescale
  • Appeals process
  • What is retention and how to apply

Brendan Buck

Written by Brendan Buck

Brendan is the director of bps Planning Consultants based in Co Dublin.

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