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About the National Planning Framework

Details of the National Planning Framework - IRELAND 2040, including links to relevant documents.

The National Planning Framework (NPF) - IRELAND 2040 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. Log onto their website here to view the NPF and associated documents.