The Taking in Charge document outlines Wicklow County Council’s policy in relation to taking in charge of private housing developments i.e. A development of two or more houses.
For all private housing developments, the following elements of a development will be considered by the Council for taking in charge:
The planning process can be complex and difficult to understand, particularly for those who may be unfamiliar with the system.
The purpose of pre-planning is to afford the opportunity to an applicant for planning permission, to seek advise from the planning authority on the proposed development. This advice would include, indicating the relevant objectives and policies of the development plan that may have a bearing on the decision of the application.
Commenting on a Planning Application
Submission of personal information in support of an application
It is important to remember that all planning files are public files and are therefore available for viewing by any member of the public, either at the planning public counter or electronically on the Council’s website.
The planning system includes a comprehensive appeals process. Under this, all planning decisions made by planning authorities may be subject to independent review by An Board Pleanala (the Board).