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About the National Planning Framework

Details of the National Planning Framework, including links to relevant documents.

The National Planning Framework (NPF) is a high-level document that provides the framework for future development and investment in Ireland, providing a long-term and place-based aspect to public policy and investment, and aiming to coordinate sectoral areas such as housing, jobs, transport, education, health, environment, energy and communications, into an overall coherent strategy.

The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government has published the National Planning Framework in February 2018.