You must give public notice of your proposals not more than 2 weeks prior to making an application. This must be done
These notices must identify the name of the person applying for permission, the type of permission applied for and specify the nature and extent of the proposed development. The location, townland or postal address of the site to which the application relates must be included in the notices. Full details of the information to be contained in the notices are given in the explanatory notes to the application forms. Sample notices and explanatory notes download
The Development Description must be accurate. The public notices must not be ambiguous or inaccurate. If they are or if the planning authority (or An Bord Pleanála on appeal) consider the notices misleading or inadequate for public information, you will be asked to publish and / or erect a further notice.
The planning authority will ask for a notice to be erected if one has not been put up or is missing, when the site is inspected. This will delay the application. Copy of each public notice must accompany the application. For the newspaper notice, you must give the planning authority the full page showing the date of publication.
The date of erection of the site notice should be given on the application.