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Information On Planning Fees

Subject to certain exemptions, as set out in the (Planning and Development) Regulations, 2001, a fee shall be paid to a Planning Authority by an applicant in respect of a planning application.

The amount of the fee payable depends on the class of development proposed and the type of permission being sought.

There are 13 classes of development (see Scale of Fees for Planning Applications).

 

Miscellaneous Fees

AreaAmount of fee
Submission or observation on a planning application €20.00
Request for a declaration under Section 5 of the Act  €80.00
Application under Section 42 of Act €62.00

Scale of Fees for Planning Applications

SectionClass of DevelopmentAmount of FeeAmount of Fee for Retention Permission
SectionClass of DevelopmentAmount of FeeAmount of Fee for Retention Permission
1. The provision of a house €65.00 €195.00 or €2.50 for each square metre of gross floor space for which permission is sought, whichever is greater.
2(a) Any works for the carrying out of maintenance, improvement or other alteration of an existing house (including any works for the provision of an extension or the conversion for use as part of the house of any garage, store, shed or other structure) €34.00 €102.00 or €2.50 for each square metre of gross floor space for which permission is sought, whichever is greater.
2(b) Any other works,including the erection, construction or alteration of structures, within or bounding the curtilage of an existing house, for purposes ancillary to the enjoyment of the house as such €34.00 €102.00 or €2.50 for each square metre of gross floor space for which permission is sought, whichever is the greater.
3. The provision of buildings or other structures for the purposes of agriculture or the keeping of greyhounds. (i)In the case of buildings, €80.00 for each building, or €1.00 for each square metre of gross floor space to be provided in excess of 50 square metres in the case of a building for the keeping of greyhounds or 200 square metres in any other case, whichever is the greater. (i)In the case of buildings, €240.00 for each building, or €3.00 for each square metre of gross floor space to be provided in excess of 50 square metres in the case of a building for the keeping of greyhounds or 200 square metres in any other case, whichever is the greater.
   

(ii)In the case of any other structures, €80.00 for each structure.

 

Subject to a maximum of €300.00

(ii)In the case of any other structures, €240.00 for each structure.

Subject to a maximum of €900.00

4. The provision of buildings other than buildings coming within class 1,2 or 3. €80.00 for each building, or €3.60 for each square metre of gross floor space to be provided whichever is the greater. €240.00 for each building, or €10.80 for each square metre of gross floor space to be provided whichever is the greater.
5(a). The use of uncultivated land or semi-natural areas for intensive agricultural purposes. €5.00 for each hectare of site area. €15.00 for each hectare of site area.
5(b). Initial afforestation €5.00 for each hectare of site area. €15.00 for each hectare of site area.
5(c). The replacement of broad-leaf high forest by conifer species. €80.00, or €5.00 for each hectare of site area, whichever is the greater. €240.00, or €15.00 for each hectare of site area, whichever is the greater.
5(d). Peat extraction. €5.00 for each hectare of site area. €15.00 for each hectare of site area.
6 The use of land for-    
(a) (b) the winning and working of minerals the deposit of refuse or waste €500.00, or €50.00 for each 0.1 hectare of site area, whichever is the greater €1500.00 or €150.00 for each 0.1 hectare of site area, whichever is the greater
7. The use of land for-    
(a)

 

 

(b)

 

(c)

The keeping or placing of any tents, campervans, caravans, or other structures (whether or not movable or callapsible) for the purpose of caravanning or camping or the sale of goods.

The parking of motor vehicles

The open storage of motor vehicles or other objects or substances.

€80.00, or €50.00 for each 0.1 hectare of site area, which is the greater. €240.00, or €150.00 for each 0.1 hectare of site area, whichever is the greater.
8. The provision on, in over or under land of plant or machinery, or of tanks or other structures) other than buildings) for storage purposes. €200,00, or €50.00 for each 0.1 hectare of site area, whichever is the greater. €600.00, or €150.00 for each 0.1 hectare of site area, whichever is the greater.
9. The provision of an advertisement structure or the use of an existing structure or other land for the exhibition of advertisements. €80.00, or €20.00 for each square metre, or part thereof, of advertising space to be provided, whichever is the greater. €240.00, or €60.00 for each square metre, or part thereof, of advertising space to be provided, whichever is the greater.
10. The provision of overhead transmission or distribution lines for conducting electricity, or overhead telecommunications lines. €80.00, or €50.00 for each 1,000 metres length, or part thereof, whichever is the greater. €240.00, of €150.00 for each 1,000 metres length, or part thereof whichever is the greater.
11. The use of land as a golf course or a pitch and putt course. €50.00 for each hectare of site area. €150.00 for each hectare of site area.
12. The use of land as a burial ground. €200.00, or €50.00 for each hectare of site area, whichever is the greater. €600.00, or €150.00 for each hectare of site area, whichever is the greater.
13. Development not coming within any of the foregoing classes. €80.00, or €10.00 for each 0.1 hectare of site area, whichever is the greater. €240.00, €30.00 for each 0.1 hectare of site area, whichever is greater.

 

Licence Fees Under Section 254 of The Act in Respect of Specified Appliances, Apparatus and Structures

Appliance, Apparatus or StructureLicence Fee
Appliance, Apparatus or StructureLicence Fee
(a) A vending machine or coin operated machine (not being a weighing machine) €125.00
(b) A town or landscape map for indicating directions or places €25.00
(c)A hoarding, fence or scaffold (not being a hoarding, fence or scaffold bounding a public road) €1250.00
(d) An advertisement structure €630.00
(e) A cable, wire or pipeline (not being a cable for conducting electricity for domestic or agricultural purposes or a drain or water pipe) €25.00 per 100 metres length or part thereof.
(f) A telephone kiosk or pedestal €630.00
(g) A case, rack, shelf or other appliance, apparatus or structure for displaying articles, whether or not for the purpose of advertisement or sale in or in connection with any adjacent business premises. €125.00
(h) Tables and chairs outside a hotel, restaurant, public house or other establishment where food is sold for consumption on the premises €125.00 per table
(i)  An advertisement consisting of any text, symbol, emblem, model, device or logo. €630.00
(j)  A pipe or an appliance with a pipe attachment for dispensing air or water, not being a pipe or appliance attached to a petrol or oil pump. €25.00
(k) A weighing machine €63.00
(l) A bring facility €25.00
(a) A cabinet used as part of a wired broadcast relay system by a person licensed under the Wireless Telegraphy (Wired Broadcast Relay Licence) Regulations, 1974. €125.00
(b) A lamp post €25.00
(c) A bridge, arch, tunnel, passage or other similar structure used or intended for use other than by the public and constructed on or after 1 October 1964. €125.00
(d) A cellar or other underground structure constructed on or after 1 October 1964. €125.00
(e) A cable for conducting electricity for domestic or agricultural purposes. €125.00